By Jacqueline Pitts, The Bottom Line
FRANKFORT, Ky. — In a meeting on Friday, the Senate Republican Caucus elected its leadership team for the 2019 session.
Leaders for the Republican supermajority in the state Senate will include:
- Senate President
Sen. Robert Stivers of Manchester
- Senate Majority Floor Leader
Sen. Damon Thayer of Georgetown
- Senate President Pro Tem
Sen. David Givens of Greensburg
- Majority Caucus Chair
Sen. Julie Raque Adams of Louisville
- Majority Whip
Sen. Mike Wilson of Bowling Green
Sen. Julie Raque Adams ran for the position of caucus chair this year and was victorious over Sen. Dan Seum who had been serving in the leadership role.
Sen. David Givens is returning to his position as President Pro Tem after stepping down in 2017 for family reasons. Sen. Jimmy Higdon had been serving in the role and stepped aside in this leadership election.