Members of the Ohio House Republican Caucus today elected its leadership for the 130th General Assembly. Rep. Ross McGregor (R-Springfield), dean of the House majority caucus, called today’s leadership vote.
The caucus unanimously voted to retain William G. Batchelder (R-Medina) as speaker of the House and unanimously elected Rep. Matt Huffman (R-Lima) as speaker pro tempore, Rep. Barbara Sears (R-Sylvania) as majority floor leader, Rep. John Adams (R-Sidney) as assistant majority floor leader, Rep. Cheryl Grossman (R-Grove City) as majority whip, and Rep. Jim Buchy (R-Greenville) as assistant majority whip.
In regards to today’s leadership election, Speaker Batchelder released the following statement:
“As dean of the House Republican Caucus, I am honored to have organized today’s leadership elections for the 130th General Assembly. I am confident that, much like the leadership of the 129th General Assembly, this caucus will maintain a focus on getting people back to work and doing what is best to serve the interests of all Ohioans.”
The leadership election was held Tuesday morning and will take effect in January.