Michigan State House and Senate Elect Leadership
Representative Lee Chatfield (R-Levering) was elected to serve as a House Speaker and will lead the House Republican caucus in the 2019-20 term. Representative Triston Cole (R-Mancelona) will serve as Majority Floor Leader and Representative Jason Wentworth (R-Clare) as Speaker Pro Tempore.
House Democrats chose Minority Floor Leader Christine Greig (D-Farmington Hills) to lead the Democratic caucus in the 2019-20 term. Representative Yousef Rabhi (D-Ann Arbor) will serve as Minority Floor Leader.
Senate Republican Caucus elected Senator Mike Shirkey (R-Clarklake) as the new Senate Majority Leader for the next legislative term, replacing term-limited Senate Majority Leader Arlan Meekhof (R-West Olive). Senator Peter MacGregor (R-Rockford) was elected Majority Floor Leader and Senator-elect Aric Nesbitt (R-Lawton) was named President Pro Tempore. Senator Jim Stamas (R-Midland) will serve as the Chair of Senate Appropriations.
Senate Democrats unanimously voted to re-elect Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich (D-Flint) as Minority Leader and Senator-elect Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit) as Minority Floor Leader. Senator Curtis Hertel Jr. (D-East Lansing) will become the Minority Vice Chair of the Senate Appropriations Committee.