Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

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December 19, 2012

Sexton elected Majority Whip in state House

CROSSVILLE — State Rep. Cameron Sexton, (R-Crossville), was elected by unanimous vote on Tuesday, Nov. 26, to be the Majority Whip by the House Republican Caucus. The majority whip:

•serves as the fourth ranking officer of the caucus and the duties include;

•serve as an information channel from the membership to the Caucus leaders; and,

•poll members on their on bills and communicate that information back to Republican leadership.

“The vote of confidence of my colleagues is very humbling.  I am very thankful for this opportunity to serve our caucus,” said Sexton.

As well as being elected Majority Whip, Sexton was also appointed coordinator for the freshmen class of Republicans. As freshman coordinator, he will work to ensure they have the tools necessary to navigate all that encompasses being a legislator. This involves communicating information, research on bills, and constituent issues. He will act as a bridge between the freshmen and more senior members on both sides of the isle.

“This class of legislators is very impressive and eager to serve their constituents back home and the state of Tennessee,” said Sexton, after meeting with the Republican freshmen class as a whole on Tuesday in Nashville.

There are 22 new freshmen in the 108th General Assembly, of which eighteen are Republican and four are Democrats.

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