Definition of Minority leader

1. Noun. Leader of the minority party in a legislature.

Generic synonyms: Legislator



Definition of Minority leader

1. Noun. (alternative form of minority leader) ¹

2. Noun. (US federal politics) In each of the legislative chambers of the United States Congress—the United States Senate and the House of Representatives—the elected member selected by the members of the political party with the second-largest number of elected members, who serves as principal spokesperson for the members of that party in that chamber and who plays a leading role in creating policies and strategies governing his or her party's business in that chamber. ¹

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Literary usage of Minority leader

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1. From Harrison to Harding: A Personal Narrative, Covering a Third of a by Arthur Wallace Dunn (1922)
"... Speed the Work of Congress— Cannon Speaker; Williams minority leader—Way Cleared for Roosevelt—Bitter Fight on General Wood—Politics in Congress. ..."

2. Cyclopedia of American Government by Andrew Cunningham McLaughlin, Albert Bushnell Hart (1914)
"In the latter case the time apportioned to the minority is controlled by the minority leader, or by the ranking minority member of the reporting committee, ..."

3. The Life of Thomas Brackett Reed by Samuel Walker McCall (1914)
"CHAPTER XV AGAIN minority leader — RELATIONS WITH PRESIDENT HARRISON THE ... Reed was nominated for that office by his party, and became minority leader. ..."

4. James Gillespie Blaine by Edward Stanwood (1905)
"VI minority leader —THE MULLIGAN LETTERS WHATEVER may have been the causes of the overwhelming reverse which the Republicans suffered in 1874, ..."

5. The American Republic and Its Government: An Analysis of the Government of by James Albert Woodburn (1904)
"The minority leader in the House is chosen in the same way. The minority party determines by a caucus on a choice for the party's complimentary vote for The ..."

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