Wednesday, December 21, 2016
Via Press Release
Washington, DC – Keith Ellison released the following statement after NARAL President Ilyse Hogue announced she would not run for DNC Chair:
"Ilyse's commitment to serving all Americans, particularly women and families, is unmatched, and I thank her for considering a run for DNC chair. Her leadership will remain an invaluable asset to the future of our party and the fight for working families. During the 2016 election, Ilyse led NARAL's efforts to protect and defend the rights of women by working to elect candidates who understand the importance of these issues. If elected DNC Chair, I plan to place those very issues where they belong – at the forefront of our fight against the Trump White House and Republican-controlled states.
“Ilyse said it well: the party does best when it fully embraces the wisdom of its progressive organizing allies. I couldn't agree more and look forward to working with her to strengthen our party."