Nine New Endorsements, Including State Party Chairs and Vice-Chairs for Keith Ellison for DNC Chair

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Via Press Release

Washington, DC – Keith Ellison received nine new endorsements for DNC Chair, including Michigan State Party Chair Brandon Dillon, Washington State Party Chair Jaxon Ravens, Vermont State Party Vice-Chair Tim Jerman, Illinois State Party Vice-Chair Karen Yarbrough, Nebraska State Party Vice-Chair Frank LaMere, California Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, Congressman Raja Kirshnamoothi, and Standing Rock Sioux Chairman Dave Archambault.

Keith Ellison Statement on South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg Entering DNC Race

Thursday, January 5, 2016

Via Press Release

Washington, DC – Keith Ellison released the following statement after South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg entered the race for DNC Chair:
“I welcome Pete Buttigieg to the race for DNC Chair. We need more young and energetic elected officials in our party. Pete showed tremendous courage during his re-election campaign when he came out - no easy thing to do in a red-state like Indiana in the middle of an election. I look forward to discussing the future of our party with him in this race.

Keith Ellison Statement on Trump Siding with Russia Over DNC Hack

Wednesday, January 4, 2016

Via Press Release

Washington, DC – Keith Ellison released the following statement after President-elect Donald Trump tweeted about the DNC hack:
“President-elect Trump has again sided with Russia in its mission to undermine our democracy. Not surprising since his campaign is the one that benefited from Putin's actions. 
“It’s clear. Trump is loyal to one person: himself.

Keith Ellison Statement on Recent Remarks by Carl Paladino

Saturday, December 24, 2016

Via Press Release

Washington, DC – Keith Ellison released the following statement on recent remarks made by President-elect Donald Trump campaign co-chair Carl Paladino:
"After a Presidential election where the winning candidate built his campaign on turning Americans against one another, it’s no surprise that bigots like Carl Paladino feel emboldened. His comments about President Obama and the First Lady are just another example of one of the President-elect’s advisors spouting hate. And yet again, Donald Trump is silent on the matter. 

Rep. Ellison touts ideas, experience to lead Dem party

By Mark Hicks

Friday, December 23, 2016

Via The Detroit News

As the Democratic Party seeks to refocus after losing a bruising presidential election, the key to reshaping the party involves a “return to crystal-clear clarity” defining the group’s goals, said U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison, who wants to become the next leader of the Democrats’ governing body.

Keith Ellison Statement on Tom Perez Entering DNC Chair Race

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Via Press Release

Washington, DC – Keith Ellison released the following statement after United States Secretary of Labor Tom Perez announced he is running for DNC Chair: 

“Secretary Perez is a great public servant and I welcome him to the race. I look forward to discussing how Democrats can speak to all Americans, harness the grassroots to turn out the vote, and strengthen our state and local parties. We have shown the path to success in Minnesota, where organizing has made the difference in winning elections up and down the ballot. We can do the same thing nationwide if Democrats mobilize working Americans across the country – from AFL-CIO members to rank-and-file party activists.”