House Democrats stick with Fitzhugh, Stewart in top leadership posts

News release from House Democratic Caucus

NASHVILLE—The Tennessee House Democratic Caucus today elected its leadership positions for the upcoming 110th General Assembly of the Tennessee House of Representatives.  Rep. Craig Fitzhugh of Ripley remains House Minority Leader and Rep. Mike Stewart retains his position as Caucus Chair.  Both were re-elected by acclimation.  Other positions elected today were as follows:

Assistant Minority Leader—Rep. Joe Towns Jr. of Memphis

House Floor Leader—Rep. Raumesh Akbari of Memphis

Minority Whip—Rep. JoAnne Favors of Chattanooga

Caucus Vice-Chair—Rep. Antonio Parkinson of Memphis

Caucus Treasurer—Rep. Karen Camper of Memphis

Caucus Secretary—Rep. Harold Love Jr. of Nashville

Leader Pro Tempore—Rep. John DeBerry of Memphis

In addition to the above, Rep. Brenda Gilmore of Nashville, Rep. Johnny Shaw of Bolivar and Rep. Larry Miller of Memphis were elected to fill the 3 House Democratic positions on the Joint Fiscal Review Committee.

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