State GOP Chairman Richard Snelgrove is in El Salvador as an election observer.

National elections will be held in the Central America country this Sunday.Snelgrove is in a group headed by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter. Snelgrove has been an election observer before.

Snelgrove, Carter and 24 other Americans will closely observe the elections, trying to determine their fairness. The state Republican chairman speaks fluent Spanish, he lived in Argentina and Venezuela for six years.