33rd Guam Legislature

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The 33rd Guam Legislature was a meeting of the Guam Legislature. It convened in Hagatna, Guam on January 5, 2015 and ended on January 2, 2017, during the 1st and 2nd years of Eddie Calvo's 2nd Gubernatorial Term.

In the 2014 Guamanian general election, the Democratic Party of Guam won a majority of seats in the Guam Legislature.[1]

Party Summary[edit]

Affiliation Party
(shading indicates majority caucus)
Total Vacant
Democratic Independent Republican
End of previous legislature 9 0 6 15 0
Begin (January 5, 2015) 9 0 6 15 0
Latest voting share 60.0% 0.0% 40.0%
Beginning of the next legislature 9 0 6 15 0

Leadership[edit]

Legislative[edit]

Majority (Democratic)[edit]

  • Majority Leader: Rory J. Respicio
  • Assistant Majority Leader: Thomas C. Ada
  • Majority Whip: Dennis G. Rodriguez, Jr.
  • Assistant Majority Whip: Michael F.Q. San Nicolas[2]

Minority (Republican)[edit]

  • Minority Leader: V. Anthony "Tony" Ada
  • Assistant Minority Leader: Brant McCreadie
  • Minority Whip: Mary Camacho Torres
  • Assistant Minority Whip: Thomas A. Morrison[2]

Membership[edit]

Representative Party Assumed office[3] Residence Born[2]
Judith T.P. Won Pat Democratic 2005 Inarajan 1949[4]
Benjamin J.F. Cruz 2008 Tumon 1951
Tina Muna Barnes 2007 Mangilao 1962[5]
Rory J. Respicio 2003 Agana Heights 1973[6]
Thomas C. Ada 2009 Mangilao 1949[7]
Dennis G. Rodriguez, Jr. 2011 Dededo 1978[8]
Michael F.Q. San Nicolas 2013 Dededo 1981[9]
Frank Blas Aguon, Jr. 2013 Yona 1966[10]
Nerissa Bretania Underwood 2015 Tamuning 1955[11]
V. Anthony "Tony" Ada Republican 2010 1967[12]
Brant McCreadie 2015 1971[13]
Mary Camacho Torres 2015 Santa Rita 1960[14]
Thomas A. Morrison 2013 Umatac 1975[15]
Frank Blas, Jr. 2015 1962[16]
James V. Espaldon 2015 Tamuning 1956[17]

Committees[edit]

Committee Chair Vice Chair[18]
Committee on Rules, Federal, Foreign & Micronesian Affairs, Human & Natural Resources, Election Reform and Capitol District Rory J. Respicio Thomas C. Ada
Committee on Higher Education, Culture, Public Libraries, and Women's Affairs Judith T. Won Pat, Ed.D. Nerissa Bretania Underwood, Ph.D.
Committee on Appropriations and Adjudication Benjamin J.F. Cruz Frank B. Aguon, Jr.
Committee on Municipal Affairs, Tourism, Housing and Historic Preservation Tina Muna Barnes Benjamin J.F. Cruz
Committee on Transportation, Infrastructure, Lands, Border Protection, Veterans' Affairs and Procurement Thomas C. Ada Rory J. Respicio
Committee on the Guam U.S. Military Relocation, Public Safety, and Judiciary Frank B. Aguon, Jr. Thomas C. Ada
Committee on Health, Economic Development, Homeland Security, and Senior Citizens Dennis G. Rodriguez, Jr. V. Anthony "Tony" Ada
Committee on Finance & Taxation, General Government Operations and Youth Development Michael F.Q. San Nicolas Mary Camacho Torres
Committee on Early Learning, Juvenile Justice, Public Education and First Generation Initiatives Nerissa Bretania Underwood, Ph.D. Judith T. Won Pat, Ed.D.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Guam Election Commission. 2016 Election, Election Comparative Analysis, Hagatna, Guam.
  2. ^ a b c d Guam Legislature. 33rd Guam Legislature - Senators, Hagatna, Guam.
  3. ^ Guam Election Commission. 2014 Election & 2015 Election for Agat Vice Mayor Election Comparative Analysis Report, Hagatna, Guam.
  4. ^ Pacific Daily News. Candidate Profile: Judith Won Pat, Hagatna, Guam.
  5. ^ Pacific Daily News. Candidate Profile: Tina Muna Barnes, Hagatna, Guam.
  6. ^ Pacific Daily News. Candidate Profile: Rory Respicio, Hagatna, Guam.
  7. ^ Pacific Daily News. Candidate Profile: Tom Ada, Hagatna, Guam.
  8. ^ Pacific Daily News. Candidate Profile: Dennis G. Rodriguez, Jr., Hagatna, Guam.
  9. ^ Pacific Daily News. Candidate Profile: Mike San Nicolas, Hagatna, Guam.
  10. ^ Pacific Daily News. Candidate Profile: Frank Aguon, Jr., Hagatna, Guam.
  11. ^ Pacific Daily News. Candidate Profile: Nerissa Underwood, Hagatna, Guam.
  12. ^ Pacific Daily News. Candidate Profile: Vicente "Tony" Ada, Hagatna, Guam.
  13. ^ Pacific Daily News. Candidate Profile: Brant McCreadie, Hagatna, Guam.
  14. ^ Pacific Daily News. Candidate Profile: Mary Torres, Hagatna, Guam.
  15. ^ Pacific Daily News. Candidate Profile: Thomas A. Morrison, Hagatna, Guam.
  16. ^ Pacific Daily News. Candidate Profile: Frank Blas, Jr., Hagatna, Guam.
  17. ^ Pacific Daily News. Candidate Profile: James V. Espaldon, Hagatna, Guam.
  18. ^ Guam Legislature. 33rd Guam Legislature - Legislative Committees, Hagatna, Guam.