Tuesday, November 27, 2012

House GOP Shakeup: Bratton New Floor Leader


In a surprise move Monday, Republicans in the state House of Representatives elected Rep. Don Bratton of Hobbs as minority leader, defeating current GOP floor leader Tom Taylor of Farmington.

The Republican caucus also elected Rep. Nate Gentry, R. Albuquerque as minority whip, replacing Bratton and Alonzo Baldonado of Belen as caucus chairman.

The caucus met in Albuquerque Gentry said Monday after the meeting.