Ellison On Losing DNC Race: ‘It Sucked’

Ellison on losing DNC race: ‘It sucked’

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Ellison looks forward to what he can accomplish as deputy chair for the party
“Stay tuned,” he says

“We were hoping to win. Because I’m in it for the people,” he told CNN in his first solo interview since the race last month. “I was in it to win it. I wasn’t in it to make a point.”
Ellison announced he was running for DNC chair after Donald Trump won the 2016 election. He ultimately lost the race to former Labor Secretary Tom Perez in a 235-200 vote. Immediately after winning, Perez appointed Ellison as the deputy chair in …

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