MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - The Alabama House Republican Caucus voted Thursday to support State Rep. Mike Hubbard for another term as speaker of the house, according to a press release.
Hubbard was re-elected as the representative for Alabama's 79th District in Lee County during Tuesday's general election. He was indicted on 23 felony ethics law violations in October. He has called the charges a "political witch hunt."
The 72-member caucus also voted to support State Rep. Victor Gaston for a second term as speaker Pro Tem.
The posts will officially be filled during the legislature's organizational session in January.
State Rep. Micky Hammon was re-elected as House Majority Leader.