December 13, 2017/Press

NCDP Statement on Doug Jones’ Victory

Raleigh – North Carolina Democratic Party Chairman Wayne Goodwin released the following statement on Doug Jones’ victory in the Alabama Senate race, making him the first Democrat to represent Alabama in the U.S. Senate in almost 25 years:

“Doug Jones made history because his values are our values. Congratulations to Senator Jones and the Alabama Democratic Party for their hard work.

“What this election shows, beyond bringing renewed hope to many who often felt without it this year, is that when Democrats run strong, credible candidates, we can win anywhere. NCDP is committed to doing just that. One day before this historic win, NC Democrats launched a diverse slate of strong, credible candidates as part of our strategy to contest districts from Murphy to Manteo. And that was just the beginning.

“Democrats are fired up and ready to break the Republican supermajority and put an end to their efforts to rig the system against our middle class. This historic victory only further fuels that momentum. With great candidates, unprecedented support, grassroots energy, and a renewed focus, we will break the majority.”