The Utah Senate Majority Caucus held leadership elections tonight. Here are the results.
[Drum roll, please . . . .]
Senate President: Wayne Niederhauser
Majority Leader: Ralph Okerlund
Majority Whip: Stuart Adams
Assistant Majority Whip: Pete Knudson
Twitter is also abuzz over the breaking news at #utpol and #utleg. Unfortunately for his most avid twitter followers, @gopTODD (Senator Todd Weiler of Davis County) was not allowed to live-tweet the event.
The Senate Minority Caucus plans to hold their elections in the near future, pending the appointment of a new Senator to fill Salt Lake County Mayor-elect Ben McAdam’s seat. More info on that in this morning’s Utah Policy Daily – here and here.
[Update, 9:25 p.m.] Here’s Robert Gehrke’s report in the Trib.
[Update, 9:34 p.m.] The House Majority held their leadership election tonight too – here are their results.