Councilman Markus Winkler elected 2020 Majority Leader
Louisville – Councilman Markus Winkler (D-17) will serve as Democratic Caucus Chair for 2020. The position also carries with it the title of President Pro Tem of the Louisville Metro Council. Councilman Mark Fox (D-13) will serve the Caucus as Vice-Chair.
“I am honored and look forward to working with every member of the Caucus as we face a new year of challenges,” said Winkler. “The people of Metro Louisville should be confident that we are focused on the issues important to them as we keep Louisville a great place to live.”
Winkler was elected to the Metro Council in November 2018. He serves the people of the following suburban cities: Anchorage, Broeck Pointe, Creekside, Fincastle, Hickory Hill, Langdon Place, Lyndon, Manor Creek, Meadow Vale, Rolling Hills, Ten Broeck, Westwood, and Worthington Hills.
In 2019, he was a member of the Metro Council's Budget, Planning and Zoning and Labor and Economic Development Committees.
“We are a diverse Caucus but I know working together we can solve any issue and problem on the horizon to help make everyone safe in our many communities,” said Councilman Fox. “I look forward to the coming year.”
The Councilman was elected in November of 2018 and represents the areas of Auburndale, Fairdale, Commerce Crossings, Renaissance Business Park, Okolona, Yorktown, Worldport, and includes the largest urban forest in America, the Jefferson Memorial Forest.
In 2018, he served as a member of the Metro Council's Public Works, Public Safety and Parks and Sustainability Committees.