New Hampshire House Democrats Elect Representative Steve Shurtleff to Lead Democratic Caucus

CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE – In a caucus meeting today, New Hampshire House Democrats elected Representative Steve Shurtleff (D-Penacook) to lead the House Democratic Caucus for a second term.  Representative Shurtleff will be the Democratic candidate for Speaker of the House on Organization Day, December 7th.  After the caucus meeting, Representative Shurtleff released the following statement:

“I am deeply honored to have been selected once again to lead the House Democratic Caucus.  As we did in the last session, House Democrats will continue working with the Republican majority to build consensus on the issues most important to the people of New Hampshire.”

“House Democrats gained 15 seats in the election last Tuesday because of our ongoing commitment to put the people of this state over politics.  We will continue to fight for our values of economic and social justice, and look forward to finding common ground with our Republican colleagues on initiatives that keep New Hampshire moving forward.”