U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison Falls Short In DNC Chair Bid
U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison falls short in DNC chair bid
Although U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison lost his quest to become chair of the Democratic National Convention, he called Americans winners based on the selection of former U.S. Labor Secretary Tom Perez for the job.
“The American people have won today,” said Ellison, DFL-Minneapolis, after the Feb. 25 vote in Atlanta. “The Democratic Party finally has a leader – a leader who has demonstrated time and again that he has what it takes to fight for all Americans. That leader is my good friend, Tom Perez.”
Perez won election after a second ballot cast by the 447 DNC members who had the …