October 25, 2023 •
Rep. Mike Johnson Voted Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives
On Wednesday, October 25, the U.S. House of Representatives voted Rep. Mike Johnson as the Speaker of the House.
On October 3, a small contingent of Republican members of the House, unhappy with then Speaker Kevin McCarthy’s performance, were able to assemble eight of their party to vote for his removal.
In the interim, Rep. Patrick McHenry acted as temporary speaker of the house.
The Republican members of the House voted unanimously for Johnson, with 220 votes in his favor.
The candidate put forward by the Democrats, House Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries, received 209 votes.
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