Congressional Progressive Caucus Announces Elected Leadership for 118th Congress, Huffman to Serve as Vice Chair-at-Large

December 08, 2022

WASHINGTON — The Congressional Progressive Caucus announced its elected leadership for the 118th Congress today, the sixteenth Congress in the history of the CPC. This elected leadership will oversee the largest Progressive Caucus in history which, with the addition of at least 16 freshman, will grow to include 103 members at the start of the 118th Congress.

The members elected by their colleagues today include:

  • Representative Pramila Jayapal (WA-07) as Chair
  • Representative Ilhan Omar (MN-05) as Deputy Chair
  • Representative-Elect Greg Casar (TX-35) as Whip
  • Representative-Elect Jill Tokuda (HI-02) for Vice Chair as Communications
  • Representative Sheila Jackson Lee (TX-18) as Vice Chair for Inter-Caucus Relations
  • Representative Mark Takano (CA-41) for Vice Chair as Policy
  • Representative Jamaal Bowman (NY-16) as Vice Chair for Labor
  • Representative Rashida Tlaib (MI-12) as Vice Chair for Member Services
  • Representative-Elect Becca Balint (VT-AL) as Vice Chair for New Members
  • Representatives David Cicilline (RI-01), Jared Huffman (CA-02), Donald Norcross (NJ-01), and Representative-Elect Maxwell Frost (FL-10) as Vice Chairs-at-Large 

Representative Jared Huffman, (D-San Rafael), newly elected as Vice Chair-at-Large, said:

“It’s an  incredible honor to be elected by my Progressive Caucus colleagues to serve as Vice Chair-at-Large. There’s a lot of important work ahead of us in the 118th Congress, and I’m ready to make sure progressive voices are heard.”

The members will assume their roles upon the opening of the 118th Congress in January 2023. Additional members will also be appointed to the Caucus executive board later this month, including CPC Chairs Emeriti Representatives Raúl Grijalva (AZ-03), Barbara Lee (CA-13), and Mark Pocan (WI-02).