Carver County GOP chair resigns amid sexual assault allegations 16 Sep 11

Paul Scott Zunker (Photo courtesy of Chaska Herald)

The chairman of the Carver County Republican Party has resigned from his post and is accused of sexually touching a 16-year-old female.


Thirty-six-year-old Paul Scott Zunker, of Waconia, faces two counts of second-degree criminal sexual conduct involving a person under 16.

Zunker is accused of sexually touching the alleged female victim on several occasions between August 15, 2010 and August 15, 2011.

Zunker was officially charged on September 9 and is scheduled to appear in court Friday.