Election of Speakerby Former Representative John D. Dingell
Posted on 2013-01-03
The CLERK. The tellers agree in their tallies that the total number
of votes cast is 426, of which the Honorable John A. Boehner of the
State of Ohio has received 220 votes, and the Honorable Nancy Pelosi of
the State of California has received 192 votes, the Honorable Raul
Labrador of the State of Idaho has received 1, the Honorable John Lewis
of the State of Georgia has received 1, the Honorable Eric Cantor of
the State of Virginia has received 3, the Honorable Allen West has
received 2, Colin Powell has received 1, the Honorable Jim Jordan of
the State of Ohio has received 1, David Walker has received 1, the
Honorable Jim Cooper of the State of Tennessee has received 2, the
Honorable Justin Amash of the State of Michigan has received 1, the
Honorable John Dingell of the State of Michigan has received 1, with 1
recorded as ``present.''
Therefore, the Honorable John A. Boehner of the State of Ohio, having
received a majority of the votes cast, is duly elected Speaker of the
House of Representatives for the 113th Congress.
The Clerk appoints the following committee to escort the Speaker- elect to the chair: The gentleman from Virginia (Mr. Cantor) The gentlewoman from California (Ms. Pelosi) The gentleman from California (Mr. McCarthy) The gentleman from Maryland (Mr. Hoyer) The gentlewoman from Washington (Mrs. McMorris Rodgers) The gentleman from South Carolina (Mr. Clyburn) The gentleman from Oregon (Mr. Walden) The gentleman from California (Mr. Becerra) The gentleman from Oklahoma (Mr. Lankford) The gentleman from New York (Mr. Crowley) The gentlewoman from Kansas (Ms. Jenkins) The gentleman from New York (Mr. Israel) The gentlewoman from North Carolina (Ms. Foxx) The gentlewoman from Connecticut (Ms. DeLauro) The gentlewoman from Missouri (Ms. Wagner) The gentleman from New Jersey (Mr. Andrews) The gentleman from Texas (Mr. Sessions) The gentleman from Maryland (Mr. Van Hollen) The gentleman from Illinois (Mr. Roskam) The gentlewoman from New Mexico (Ms. Lujan Grisham) And the Members of the Ohio delegation: Ms. Kaptur Mr. Tiberi Mr. Ryan Mr. Turner Mr. Latta Mr. Jordan Ms. Fudge Mr. Chabot Mr. Gibbs Mr. Johnson Mr. Renacci Mr. Stivers Ms. Beatty Mr. Joyce, and Mr. Wenstrup The committee will retire from the Chamber to escort the Speaker- elect to the chair.
The Sergeant at Arms announced the Speaker-elect of the House of Representatives of the 113th Congress, who was escorted to the chair by the Committee of Escort.