Leonard, Singh Named Next Caucus Leaders

(L-R) Rep. Tom Leonard (R-93); Rep. Sam Singh (D-69)

House Republicans chose Rep. Tom Leonard (R-93) on Thursday as their new House speaker for the 2017-2018 legislative session. The caucus also elected Representative Dan Lauwers (R-81) as the majority floor leader. Other member appointments include State Representative Lee Chatfiled (R-107) as speaker pro-tempore, Representative Robert VerHeulen (R-74) as the caucus whip and Representative Eric Leutheuser (R-58) as caucus chair.

The Democrats voted to elect House Minority Floor Leader Sam Singh (D-69) as their caucus leader. State Representative Christine Greig (D-37) will serve as minority floor leader.

Photo chart of 2017-2018 House of Representatives is available here.

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