Washington State House Republicans elect Rep. Morgan Irwin as Assistant Floor Leader

Washington State House Republicans have elected Rep. Morgan Irwin, R-Enumclaw, to serve as assistant floor leader for the 2019 Legislative Session.

As assistant floor leader, Irwin’s duties will include: organizing and managing debate on the House floor, representing Republicans in negotiations with majority party floor leaders, and assisting caucus leadership in the development of legislative strategy and policy.

“It’s an honor and privilege to have earned the trust of my fellow Republican colleagues to serve as a member of our caucus leadership team,” said Irwin. “We will be navigating complex policy and budgets this session. I look forward to the work ahead, and advancing citizen priorities of holding government accountable, empowering families, keeping communities strong, and offering pathways to making life more affordable. These are the demands of the citizens of our state and the core values of the House Republican Caucus. We will offer solutions that are a better way for a better Washington.”

Irwin is serving his second term as a state representative of the 31st Legislative District. He holds a leadership position on the House Civil Rights and Judiciary Committee as the ranking Republican. He also serves on the House Capital Budget and Transportation committees.

The House Republican Leadership Team is as follows:

Rep. J.T. Wilcox2nd Legislative District (Yelm) | Leader
Rep. Joel Kretz7th Legislative District (Wauconda) | Deputy Leader
Rep. Paul Harris17th Legislative District (Vancouver) | Caucus Chair
Rep. Gina Mosbrucker14th Legislative District (Goldendale) | Vice-Caucus Chair
Rep. Jacquelin Maycumber7th Legislative District (Republic) | Floor Leader
Rep. Drew MacEwen35th Legislative District (Union) | Assistant Floor Leader
Rep. Morgan Irwin31st Legislative District (Enumclaw) | Assistant Floor Leader
Rep. Dan Griffey35th Legislative District (Allyn) | Whip
Rep. Bill Jenkin16th Legislative District (Prosser) | Deputy Whip
Rep. Kelly Chambers25th Legislative District (Puyallup) | Assistant Whip
Rep. Jenny Graham6th Legislative District (Spokane) | Assistant Whip

The legislative session began Jan. 14 and will run 105 consecutive days.


Washington State House Republican Communications