Speaker of the United States House of Representatives

The speaker of the United States House of Representatives, commonly known as the speaker of the House, is the presiding officer of the United States House of Representatives. The... Wikipedia

  • Style:  Madam Speaker, (informal), The Honorable (formal)
  • Status:  Presiding officer
  • Seat:  United States Capitol, Washington, D.C.
  • Nominator:  Major parties (normally)
  • Appointer:  House of Representatives
  • Term length:  At the House's pleasure, elected at the beginning of the new Congress by a majority of the representatives-elect, and upon a vacancy during a Congress.
  • Constituting instrument:  Constitution of the United States
  • Formation:  March 4, 1789
  • First holder:  Frederick Muhlenberg
  • Succession:  Second (3 U.S.C.
  • Data Source:  DuckDuckGo