House leadership tracker: Republicans begin naming ranking members

The election is over; now the race to secure leadership positions begins.

Federal News Network is tracking which members of the new Democratic majority are putting their names in the hat for leadership positions that can have a direct impact on federal employees, from Speaker of the House down to committee chairmanships and ranking member positions.

Meanwhile, Republicans have begun naming ranking members to the various committees. Some are familiar faces in committee leadership, while others are new.

Editor’s note: This resource will continue to be updated until committees and their leadership are officially assigned in January.

House of Representatives Leadership Tracker
Position Candidates Photo
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) – current minority leader
House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) – current ranking member
House Appropriations Chairman

Nita Lowey (D-N.Y.) – current ranking member

House Energy and Commerce Chairman

Frank Pallone Jr. (D-N.J.) – current ranking member

House Science, Space, and Technology Chairman

Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-Texas) – current ranking member

House Transportation and Infrastructure Ranking Member

Sam Graves (R-Mo.)

House Homeland Security Ranking Member

Mike Rogers (R-Ala.)

House Administration Ranking Member

Rodney Davis (R-Ill.)

House Veterans Affairs Ranking Member

Phil Roe (R-Tenn.) – current chairman

House Appropriations Ranking Member

Kay Granger (R-Texas)