Two newly elected area reps vote against Nancy Pelosi

November 28, 2018

Rep.-elect Andy Kim, a New Jersey Democrat, greets supporters.

By Staff

Two newly elected Democrats from South Jersey — Andy Kim and Jeff Van Drew — voted against nominating Nancy Pelosi for House Speaker in a closed caucus vote Wednesday, though they left room for maneuvering before the full floor vote in January.

“I decided not to support Leader Pelosi in today’s caucus vote and I continue to urge leaders in Congress to find ways to lift up more voices,” Kim, of Burlington County, said in a statement.

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