minority leader

  • 1.

    A legislator elected by his or her peers to lead the party in the minority in his or her house.

    Oregon State Legislature 1
  • 2.

    A legislator elected by his or her peers to lead the party in the minority in his or her house. The minority leader is responsible for the development and implementation of the caucus agenda.

    Oregon State Legislature 2
    See also whip

1Oregon State Legislature, Legislative Glossary for Kids, http://­www.leg.state.or.us/­kids/­childrensglossary.htm (last accessed May 27, 2009).

2Oregon State Legislature, Legislative Glossary of Terms, http://­www.leg.state.or.us/­glossary.html (last accessed May 27, 2009).