Photo gallery of House action as Casada elected speaker

Here’s a look at some of the action surrounding the election of Rep. Glen Casada (R-Franklin) as House speaker on Tuesday.

Rep. Glen Casada (R-Franklin) gestures toward former Speaker Beth Harwell (R-Nashville) after his election as speaker in Nashville on Jan. 8, 2019. (Erik Schelzig, Tennessee Journal)

House Majority Leader William Lamberth (R-Cottontown) attends a Republican caucus meeting on the first day of the 111th General Assembly on Jan. 8, 2019. (Erik Schelzig, Tennessee Journal)

House Republican Caucus Chairman Cameron Sexton (R-Crossville) attends a caucus meeting on the first day of the 111th General Assembly on Jan. 8, 2019. (Erik Schelzig, Tennessee Journal)

New House Speaker Glen Casada (R-Franklin) takes over the gavel from former Speaker Beth Harwell (R-Nashville) on Jan. 8, 2019. (Erik Schelzig, Tennessee Journal)

Rep. Matthew Hill (R-Jonesborough) attends a rules meeting in Nashville on Jan. 8, 2019. (Erik Schelzig, Tennessee Journal)

Newly-elected Speaker Glen Casada (R-Franklin), center, is joined on the rostrum by four former speakers. From left are Bill Jenkins, Kent Williams, Beth Harwell, and Jimmy Naifeh. (Erik Schelzig, Tennessee Journal)

Rep. Johnnie Shaw (D-Bolivar) was one of three Democrats to break party ranks to vote for Rep. Glen Casada (R-Franklin) as speaker on Jan. 8, 2019. (Erik Schelzig, Tennessee Journal)

Newly-elected Rep. Robin Smith (R-Chattanooga) attends a House floor session in Nashville on Jan. 8, 2019. (Erik Schelzig, Tennessee Journal)

Rep. Bo Mitchell (D-Nashville) is sworn in to the 111th General Assembly on Jan. 8, 2019. (Erik Schelzig, Tennessee Journal)

House Minority Leader Karen Camper (D-Memphis) speaks during the first floor session the 111th General Assembly. (Erik Schelzig, Tennessee Journal)

Rep. Jeremy Faison (R-Cosby) attends the first floor session of the 111th General Assembly. (Erik Schelzig, Tennessee Journal)

Former Speakers Jimmy Naifeh (D-Covington), right, and Kent Williams (I-Elizabethton) attend the first floor session of the 111th General Assembly. (Erik Schelzig, Tennessee Journal)

Rep. Mike Carter (R-Chattanooga) is sworn in to the 111th General Assembly on Jan. 8, 2019. (Erik Schelzig, Tennessee Journal)

Rep. John Deberry (D-Memphis) speaks on the House floor on Jan. 8, 2019. He was one of three Democrats to vote for Rep. Glen Casada (R-Franklin) for speaker. (Erik Schelzig, Tennessee Journal)

Reps. Andy Holt (R-Dresden), left, and John Mark Windle (D-Livingston) attend a rules meeting on the first day of the 111th General Assembly. (Erik Schelzig, Tennessee Journal)

Rep. John Holsclaw (R-Elizabethton) speaks during the first House floor session of the 111th General Assembly on Jan. 8, 2019. (Erik Schelzig, Tennessee Journal)

Newly-elected House Speaker Glen Casada (R-Franklin) attends a rules meeting on the first day of the 111th General Assembly in Nashville on Jan. 8, 2019. (Erik Schelzig, Tennessee Journal)

Rep. Debra Moody (R-Covington) is sworn in to the 111th General Assembly on Jan. 8, 2019. (Erik Schelzig, Tennessee Journal)

Rep. John Mark Windle (D-Livingston) attends a rules meeting on the first day of the 111th General Assembly in Nashville. Windle was one of three Democrats to vote for Rep. Glen Casada (R-Franklin) for speaker on Jan. 8, 2019. (Erik Schelzig, Tennessee Journal)

Rep. Susan Lynn (R-Mt. Juliet), top center, attends the first floor session of the 111th General Assembly on Jan. 8, 2019. (Erik Schelzig, Tennessee Journal)

House Republican Caucus Chairman Cameron Sexton (R-Crossville) is sworn in to the 111th General Assembly on Jan. 8, 2019. (Erik Schelzig, Tennessee Journal)

House Majority Leader William Lamberth (R-Cottontown) speaks during a rules meeting on the first day of the 111th General Assembly on Jan. 8, 2018. (Erik Schelzig, Tennessee Journal)

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