Dinkins Elected to Leadership Position in House

House Republicans – including newly-elected and returning lawmakers – elected the following members of their leadership team for the 100th General Assembly at a Wednesday meeting:

 

Speaker of the House: Rep. Elijah Haahr

Speaker Pro Tem: Rep. John Wiemann

Majority Floor Leader: Rep. Rob Vescovo

Assistant Majority Floor Leader: Rep. J Eggleston

Majority Whip: Rep. Steve Lynch

Majority Caucus Chair:  Rep. Sonya Anderson

Majority Caucus Secretary: Rep. Chris Dinkins

Policy Development Chair: Rep. Jeff Messenger

 

Speaker-designee Elijah Haahr, R-Springfield, and Majority Floor Leader Rob Vescovo, R-Arnold, released the following statement regarding the leadership team for the upcoming legislative session:

 

Throughout the past months, Republicans presented bold, 21st Century solutions to develop a strong workforce and create jobs, offering Missourians a chance to achieve the American Dream.  Last night, voters sent a clear message affirming our vision for the future of Missouri by electing one of the largest majorities in the history of the House of Representatives.  We are honored by the trust and confidence in our colleagues to lead our united Republican majority to serve the people of Missouri.  Now with our strong leadership team in place, House Republicans are eager to begin the work of governing and remain committed to putting our solutions into action.

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