Today, Assistant Speaker and incoming Democratic Whip Katherine Clark (MA-5) announced the Chief Deputy Whips for the 118th Congress. Congresswoman Deborah Ross (NC-02) is among ten members who will join the team in 2023.

“I am honored to be a Chief Deputy Whip in the 118th Congress among a fantastic group of colleagues,” said Ross. “Under the experienced leadership of our incoming Democratic Whip Katherine Clark, we are ready to deliver results for the American people, work across the aisle where we can, and fight against extremist policies.”

 "I am proud to announce the 118th Congress Chief Deputy Whip team that will work on behalf of the American people to secure opportunity and justice for all,” said Clark. “Our Chief Deputy Whips represent the incredible diversity of experience and perspectives that embody the House Democratic Caucus. Unified in our mission, we will harness the strength of House Democrats to advance the needs of working families and defeat the Republican extremist agenda.”

 The Chief Deputy Whips for the 118th Congress are: 

  • Rep. Jan Schakowsky (IL-9)
  • Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-7)
  • Rep. Henry Cuellar (TX-28)
  • Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (TX-18)
  • Rep. Jimmy Panetta (CA-20)
  • Rep. Colin Allred (TX-32)
  • Rep. Sharice Davids (KS-3)
  • Rep. Deborah Ross (NC-2)
  • Rep. Linda Sánchez (CA-38)
  • Rep. Marilyn Strickland (WA-10)