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House DFL again chooses Hortman as speaker; Republicans continue with Daudt 

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House DFLers selected current House Speaker Melissa Hortman (DFL-Brooklyn Park) to continue in her post when the 92nd legislative session begins in January during a caucus meeting Nov. 5.

Hortman, elected to her ninth term on Election Day, will preside over a House controlled by a narrower DFL majority.

“I am honored to have the support of my colleagues to continue serving as Speaker of the House,” she said in a statement. “After being elected to another two-year majority, House Democrats are ready to continue our efforts to build a Minnesota that works better for everyone.”

And on the other side of the aisle, House Republicans also voted for continuity, re-electing House Minority Leader Kurt Daudt (R-Crown) Nov. 6 to lead their caucus during the upcoming biennium. Read more at Session Daily

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Event Schedule

2021 SESSION: Opening Day of the Ninety-Second Session of the Minnesota Legislature
Tuesday, January 5 2021 11/27/2020 12:00 PM
Watch: Live Event
Per Minnesota Statute, Chapter 3.011: The 2021 Legislative Session is scheduled to begin on Tuesday, January 5, 2021.
- Members-elect take their oath of office.
- Election of Speaker of the House.
- Election of Chief Clerk of the House.
- Election of other officers of the House.
- Adoption of Temporary Rules of the House.


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