State Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-LD27) is expected to resign from the legislature later this week in preparation for his run for the CD7 Congressional seat currently occupied by the soon-to-retire Ed Pastor.
In preparation for that move, Gallego resigned his post within the Democratic caucus, Assistant Minority Leader.
Today, the House elected new leadership, with Rep. Bruce Wheeler (D-LD10) moving up from the post of Minority Whip to Assistant Minority Leader.
Rep. Eric Meyer (D-LD28) became Minority Whip.
Rep. Chad Campbell (D-LD24) remains Minority Leader.
The full press release is here.