UMaine Student Elected Head of Hampden Republican Committee, BDN Reports

The Bangor Daily News reported 20-year-old University of Maine student Margaret Howson was elected chair of the Hampden Republican Committee at the caucus held by the Penobscot County Republicans. She will also head Hampden’s 23-member delegation to the Republican state convention in April. Howson, who is majoring in English and psychology and minoring in political science and journalism, said she didn’t think of herself as a political animal until recently.