UPDATED: Wagle removes Bollier from leadership position

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(Developing: Updated to reflect comments from Bollier, Niermann, voter composition of Senate District 7; edits throughout)

Senate President Susan Wagle on Wednesday removed fellow Republican Sen. Barbara Bollier from a leadership position after she backed two Democratic candidates for office.

Wagle pulled Bollier from her vice chairmanship of the Senate Public Health and Welfare Committee after the Mission Hills Republican announced she was backing Tom Niermann in the Democratic primary for the 3rd Congressional District.

Niermann is battling Brent . . .

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