PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Portland Democrat Barbara Smith Warner was elected as the new Oregon House Majority Leader in a vote announced Sunday.
Smith Warner represents District 45 — part of Northeast Portland, Maywoood Park and Parkrose.
In a statement she thanked outgoing Majority Leader Jennifer Williamson and said, “It is an honor to have been chosen to lead this diverse caucus into a new year and new legislative session.”
Tina Kotek remains Speaker of the House and Paul Holvey as Speaker Pro Tem.
The full Oregon House Democratic leaders are:
House Majority Leader: Rep. Barbara Smith Warner
House Majority Whip: Rep. Rob Nosse
House Deputy Majority Whip: Rep. Julie Fahey
Assistant House Majority Leader: Rep. Karin Power
Assistant House Majority Leader: Rep. Andrea Salinas
Assistant House Majority Leader: Rep. Janeen Sollman