Here are the Nine Republican Candidates Vying for House Speaker
The next speaker-designate is expected as early as Tuesday
After Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) failed to become speaker of the House after three votes on the House floor last week, nine Republicans have announced their intention to seek their conference's nomination.
The Republican conference is expected to meet Monday evening to hear from this new crop of candidates seeking the gavel. The group is expected to vote as early as Tuesday on its next speaker-designate.+
All Republicans interested in running for House speaker had to announce their candidacy by 12 p.m. Sunday to the office of Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY), who chairs the House Republican Conference. Stefanik's office will run the internal meetings in which the GOP lawmakers are expected to choose their next nominee. Democrats, meanwhile, are widely expected to continue nominating and voting for House Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY).
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