34th Guam Legislature

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The 34th Guam Legislature was the last meeting of the Guam Legislature. It convened in Hagatna, Guam on January 2, 2017 and ended on January 7, 2019, during the third and fourth years of Eddie Calvo's 2nd Gubernatorial Term.

In the 2016 Guamanian legislative 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 2, 2017) 9 0 6 15 0
Latest voting share 60.0% 0.0% 40.0%
Beginning of the next legislature 10 0 5 15 0

Leadership[edit]

Legislative[edit]

Majority (Democratic)[edit]

  • Majority Leader: Thomas C. Ada
  • Assistant Majority Leader: Joe S. San Agustin
  • Majority Whip: Telena Cruz Nelson[2]

Minority (Republican)[edit]

Membership[edit]

Representative Party Assumed office Residence Born[2]
Benjamin J.F. Cruz Democratic 2008 Tumon 1951[4]
Therese M. Terlaje 2017 ... 1964[5]
Regine Biscoe Lee 2017 Tumon 1981[6]
Thomas C. Ada 2009 Mangilao 1949[7]
Joe S. San Agustin 2017 Yigo 1957[8]
Telena Cruz Nelson 2017 Yigo 1980[9]
Michael F.Q. San Nicolas 2013 Dededo 1981[10]
Dennis G. Rodriguez, Jr. 2011 Dededo 1978[11]
Frank Blas Aguon, Jr. 2013 Yona 1966[12]
James V. Espaldon Republican 2015 Tamuning 1956[13]
Thomas A. Morrison 2013 Umatac 1975[14]
Mary Camacho Torres 2015 Santa Rita 1960[15]
Louise Borja Muna 2017 ... 1968[16]
William M. Castro 2017 Barrigada 1974[17]
Fernando Barcinas Esteves 2017 ... 1985[18]

Committees[edit]

Committee Chair Vice Chair[19]
Committee on Rules Regine Biscoe Lee N/A
Committee on Legislative Operations Dennis G. Rodriguez, Jr. N/A
Committee on General Government Operations and Federal, Foreign, & Regional Affairs Michael F.Q. San Nicolas Mary Camacho Torres
Committee on Appropriations and Adjudication Benjamin J.F. Cruz, succeeded by Thomas C. Ada Thomas C. Ada, succeeded by Frank B. Aguon, Jr.
Committee on Culture and Justice Therese M. Terlaje Telena Cruz Nelson
Committee on Innovation and Economic, Work Force, and Youth Development Regine Biscoe Lee Benjamin J.F. Cruz
Committee on Education, Finance & Taxation Joe S. San Agustin Dennis G. Rodriguez, Jr.
Committee on Housing, Utilities, Public Safety, and Homeland Security Telena Cruz Nelson Therese M. Terlaje
Committee on Environment, Land, Agriculture, and Procurement Reform Thomas C. Ada James V. Espaldon
Committee on Guam-U.S. Military Buildup, Infrastructure, and Transportation Frank Blas Aguon, Jr. Thomas A. Morrison
Committee on Health, Tourism, Military Affairs, and Senior Citizens Dennis G. Rodriguez, Jr. Joe S. San Agustin
Committee on Ethics and Standards Fernando Barcinas Esteves Regine Biscoe Lee

References[edit]

  1. ^ Guam Election Commission. 2016 Election, Election Comparative Analysis, Hagatna, Guam.
  2. ^ a b c d Guam Legislature. 34th Guam Legislature - Senators, Hagatna, Guam.
  3. ^ KUAM. Republican senators announce leadership, Barrigada, Guam. 30 December 2016.
  4. ^ Pacific Daily News. Candidate Profile: Benjamin Cruz, Hagatna, Guam.
  5. ^ Pacific Daily News. Candidate Profile: Therese Terlaje, Hagatna, Guam.
  6. ^ Pacific Daily News. Candidate Profile: Regine Biscoe Lee, Hagatna, Guam.
  7. ^ Pacific Daily News. Candidate Profile: Tom Ada, Hagatna, Guam.
  8. ^ Pacific Daily News. Candidate Profile: Joe S. San Agustin, Hagatna, Guam.
  9. ^ Pacific Daily News. Candidate Profile: Telena Nelson, Hagatna, Guam.
  10. ^ Pacific Daily News. Candidate Profile: Mike San Nicolas, Hagatna, Guam.
  11. ^ Pacific Daily News. Candidate Profile: Dennis G. Rodriguez, Jr., Hagatna, Guam.
  12. ^ Pacific Daily News. Candidate Profile: Frank Aguon, Jr., Hagatna, Guam.
  13. ^ Pacific Daily News. Candidate Profile: James V. Espaldon, Hagatna, Guam.
  14. ^ Pacific Daily News. Candidate Profile: Thomas A. Morrison, Hagatna, Guam.
  15. ^ Pacific Daily News. Candidate Profile: Mary Torres, Hagatna, Guam.
  16. ^ Pacific Daily News. Candidate Profile: Louise Borja Muna, Hagatna, Guam.
  17. ^ Pacific Daily News. Candidate Profile: Wiliam Castro, Hagatna, Guam.
  18. ^ Pacific Daily News. Candidate Profile: Fernando Esteves, Hagatna, Guam.
  19. ^ Guam Legislature. 34th Guam Legislature - Legislative Committees, Hagatna, Guam.