Rep. Joyce McDonald selected by House Republicans to serve as assistant floor leader

Republicans in the state House have selected Rep. Joyce McDonald, R-Puyallup, to serve as assistant floor leader for the 2018 legislative session. This will be the second time McDonald has been chosen to serve in caucus leadership during her tenure in the House.

Rep. Joyce McDonald, R-Puyallup.

As assistant floor leader, McDonald’s duties will include organizing and managing debate on the House floor, representing Republicans in negotiations with majority party floor leaders. and assisting caucus leadership in the development of legislative strategy and policy.

“Our caucus is full of talented members with diverse backgrounds,” said House Republican Leader Dan Kristiansen. “Having Joyce’s extensive experience in both legislative and local government matters is going to be very valuable to our leadership team as we navigate complex policy and budget issues this year. We are looking forward to the work ahead.”

“I’m privileged and honored to have earned the trust of my fellow representatives,” McDonald said. “I’ve always strived to make the 25th District a better place to live, work and raise a family. I look forward to applying those same principles to the policies crafted by House Republican Leadership and the benefits they provide to all of Washington state.”

The 2018 legislative session convened on Jan. 8 and is scheduled to run for 60 consecutive days.


Washington State House Republican Communications