Democrats to Choose Minority Leader for Alabama House

By: AP
By: AP

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Democrats in the Alabama House are about
to do something they have not done in more than 130 years - vote to elect a minority leader.

Democrats lost control of the Alabama Legislature in the Nov. 2 general election for the first time since the 1870s.

Democratic Rep. Oliver Robinson of Birmingham said Monday Democratic representatives would meet at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Alabama Education Association building in downtown Montgomery to choose a minority leader and other Democratic leaders in the House.

Democratic Rep. Marcel Black of Tuscumbia said the representatives would also rewrite the House Democratic Caucus bylaws to reflect that they are no longer in the majority.

(Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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