(Jefferson City, Arnold) Members of the House Majority Caucus have unanimously selected state Representative Rob Vescovo to serve as the next Speaker of the Missouri House of Representatives. For the 2020 session, Vescovo will continue his current role as Majority Floor Leader and serve as the Speaker designee. For the 2021 session, the full-body will have the opportunity to officially elect Vescovo to the position of Speaker of the House.

Vescovo lives in unincorporated Jefferson County between Arnold and High Ridge. He was first elected to the Missouri House of Representatives in 2014 in the 112th legislative district.