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Parnell appoints Kito to fill House seat

By Associated Press 12:06 PM February 21, 2014

Kito's appointment is subject to confirmation by House Democrats.

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JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) – Gov. Sean Parnell has appointed Sam Kito III to the House seat left vacant by the resignation last month of Juneau Democrat Beth Kerttula.

Kito was one of three candidates put forth by the Tongass Democrats for Parnell to consider. The others were Jesse Kiehl and Catherine Reardon.

Kito’s appointment is subject to confirmation by House Democrats.

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