Tuesday, January 03, 2023

A Speaker Has Not Been Elected

No persons having received a majority of the whole number of votes cast by surname, a speaker has not been elected.

-- Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives for the 117th Congress Cheryl L. Johnson, the 36th individual to serve as Clerk, and who previously served during the 116th Congress, on the occasion of the Republican Majority in the House failing for the first time since 1923 to elect a speaker on the first ballot, 3 January 2023

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