Senate Democrats form Leadership Team
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Published: 23-Jan-2021

This month, the Senate Democratic Caucus announced their leadership team for the 58th     Oklahoma Legislature Legislature. 

Sen. Kay Floyd, D-Oklahoma City, was unanimously elected to serve another term as Senate Democratic Leader when members of the upper chamber’s minority caucus formed the leadership team for the 2021 legislative session. She has served as Senate Democratic Leader since 2018. 

Sen. Floyd was elected to the Oklahoma Senate in 2014 and reelected in 2018. She previously served in the Oklahoma House of Representatives from 2012 to 2014. Sen. Floyd is a practicing attorney.

Sen. Kevin Matthews, D-Tulsa, will continue to serve as Senate Democratic Caucus Chair, a position he has held since 2018. Matthews was elected to the Oklahoma Senate in 2015 and reelected in 2016 and 2020. He previously served in the Oklahoma House of Representatives from 2012 to 2014. Matthews is a retired firefighter.

Sen. J.J. Dossett, D-Owasso, will serve another term as Senate Assistant Democratic Floor Leader, a position he has held since 2018. Dossett was elected to the Oklahoma Senate in 2016 and reelected in 2018. He is a former public school teacher and serves in the Oklahoma Air National Guard.

Sen. Michael Brooks, D-Oklahoma City, will continue to serve as Senate Democratic Caucus Vice Chair, a position he has held since 2018. Brooks was elected to the Oklahoma Senate in 2017 and reelected in 2018. He is a practicing attorney.

Sen. Carri Hicks, D-Oklahoma City, will serve as Senate Democratic Whip. She was elected to serve in the Oklahoma Senate in 2018. Hicks is a former public school teacher.

“It is an honor to be reelected by my colleagues to serve as Senate Democratic Leader,” said Floyd. “I’m proud to have a talented and impressive leadership team serving with me. We are ready to work on behalf of the people of Oklahoma.”

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