House GOP Members Will Reportedly Vote On Leadership In November

House GOP Members Will Reportedly Vote On Leadership In November
According to media outlets, congressional Republicans will elect leadership on Nov. 14, 8 days after the midterm elections.

House Republicans will reportedly choose their congressional leaders the week after midterm elections.  

According to media outlets, the election for GOP leadership will be Nov. 14. 

Outgoing House Speaker Paul Ryan announced back in April he's not seeking re-election, and has endorsed House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy to replace him. 

McCarthy is up against Rep. Jim Jordan, a House Freedom Caucus leader. 

Jordan has the backing of some of the most conservative lawmakers and outside groups, but the competition to win the speakership is expected to be tough. 

Democrats will hold their leadership elections the week after Thanksgiving.

Both parties will then put their nominees up for a vote once the new Congress convenes in January. And whichever party controls Congress at that point, their nominee will likely win the vote for House Speaker. 

Whichever party doesn't control Congress, their nominee will be minority leader instead of Speaker of the House.

Additional reporting form Newsy affiliate CNN