House Leadership

Sieana Harrison

Speaker of the House

  • The speaker is expected to aid the fortunes of their party and legislative goals.
  • The speaker presides and to keep order
  • Puts motion to a vote, decides outcomes of most votes taken on floor
  • John Boehner is current speaker of the house
  • Republican

Majority Leader

  • Eric Cantor
  • Republican
  • Schedules legislation for floor consideration
  • Consults with members to gauge party seniment
  • Advance the roles of the majority party
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Majority Whip

  • Kevin McCarthy
  • Republican
  • Check with party members and tell the floor leader which members and how many votes can be counted on
  • See that all members of party are present
  • Vote with party leadership
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Minority Leader

  • Nancy Pelosi
  • Democrat
  • Consult with members
  • Advance the roles of the minority party
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Minority Whip

  • John Cornyn
  • Democrat
  • See that all members of party are present
  • Vote with party leadership
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