How Congress Elects a New SpeakerDo you know how Congress elects a new speaker?

Posted by The Daily Signal on Wednesday, September 30, 2015

House Speaker John Boehner announced today that elections for the next speaker of the House will take place Oct. 8. Boehner told Republicans last week he would be resigning from Congress, effective Oct. 30. In the wake of his announcement, GOP lawmakers have begun competing for the top leadership spot in the House.