GOP re-elects leadership across the board
Familiar faces will fill Republican leadership posts in the General Assembly come January.
The minority parties in both the House and Senate re-elected their leaders this week.
Seaford Rep. Danny Short and Rep. Deborah Hudson from Fairthorne were elected as House caucus’s leader and whip respectively.
Senate Minority Leader Gary Simpson (R-Milford) and Minority Whip Greg Lavelle (R-Sharpley) will also retain their titles.
Earlier this week, Democrats re-elected House Speaker Pete Schwartzkopf (D-Rehoboth Beach), Majority Leader Valerie Longhurst (D-Bear) and Whip John Viola (D-Newark) to their positions.
Senate officials say it’s likely they’ll elect a new President Pro Tem before Thanksgiving, after incoming Sen. Anthony Delcollo (R-Marshallton) ousted Patricia Blevins.