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NYS Democratic Chairman Congratulates outgoing DNC Chairman Tom Perez and incoming DNC Chairman Jamie Harrison

For Immediate Release: January 21, 2021

NEW YORK, NY: Jay S. Jacobs, Chairman of the New York State Democratic Committee, has released the following statement:

"I would like to congratulate Jamie Harrison on his upcoming election to DNC Chairman today. Chairman Harrison’s experience as a former State Party Chair along with his life experience and clear vision for our Party make him uniquely qualified for the job he assumes at this critical moment.

Outgoing Chairman, Tom Perez deserves our deepest thanks. He truly accomplished his mission, evidenced by yesterday’s historic inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris. Under difficult circumstances, he held our Party together and navigated the choppy waters to get us to a new era for our Party and our country. We extend to him both our thanks and best wishes as he undertakes his next endeavor."