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Longest serving state House speaker in US history ousted by Illinois Democrats

Longest serving state House speaker in US history ousted by Illinois Democrats

Democratic lawmakers in the Illinois House of Representatives voted to anoint state Rep. Emanuel ’Chris’ Welch (D) as their next leader. With this, House Speaker Mike Madigan’s control over the House formally comes to an end. Madigan has served longer than any other state Speaker in U.S. history. Welch will be the first Black lawmaker to hold the Speaker’s gavel in Illinois history.

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