Party Staff

  • Lori Sotelo – Chairman

    Lori has been the Chairman of the King County Republican Party since 2007.

    Phone: 425-990-0404


    Twitter: @LoriSotelo

  • Kaare “Corey” Ness – Executive Director

    Kaare Ness has been the KCGOP’s Executive Director Since March of 2017. Before coming to the KCGOP, Kaare worked in Olympia as legislative staff, and in government affairs for various trade organizations.¬† He has served on a variety of state and local political¬†campaigns and initiatives, both in Oregon and Washington.


  • Lane Covington – Public Relations & Communication Director

    Lane has been the Public Relations and Communications Director for the KCGOP since February of 2017. He is currently a senior studying political science at the University of Washington in Seattle and will be graduating in June. Prior to becoming the Public Relations and Communications Director, Lane was a summer intern with the KCGOP and […]


    Phone: (425) 990-0404

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