Peaceful protest march opposes GOP activist recruiting in Kent

GOP activist Scott Presler spoke at what was billed as a voter registration workshop in Kent on Saturday, April 6. Photo by Lans Christensen

KENT — A protest march in Kent went off peacefully on Saturday, April 6, with about 70 people out in the center of town to protest a gathering of about 70 Republicans at the town-owned Community House on Main Street. 

The protest march was organized late last week by Patricia Oris, chairman of the Kent Democratic Town Committee (DTC). She had been alerted that Scott Presler had been invited to give a “voter registration” training session at town. 

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