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Legislative Leadership Elected for 109th General Assembly

State CapitolRepublican and Democratic Caucuses in both the House and Senate have now elected leadership for the 109th General Assembly, which will convene on January 13, 2015.

Perhaps the most-watched race was for the Republican House Speaker nominee, with current House Speaker Beth Harwell being challenged by Rep. Rick Womick (R-Rockvale).  In the House Republican Caucus election on Wednesday, Harwell defeated Womick by a significant 57-15.

Legislative Leadership for the 109th General Assembly

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