Assemblyman Jon Bramnick was named the new Republican Minority Leader, replacing Assemblyman Alex DeCroce, who died suddenly last week at the close of the previous Legislature’s final session.
Assemblyman Dave Rible will replace Bramnick as the Republican Conference Leader.
First elected in 2003, Bramnick served as conference leader from 2009 until the end of the session last week and was the Assembly Whip from 2007 through 2009.
Rible is beginning his third term in the Assembly and over the last two years has served as the caucus’ Whip. Prior to that, he was Deputy Conference Leader in 2009 and Assistant Republican Whip from 2008 to 2009.