DNC Chair Tom Perez released a statement confirming Ellison’s decision, saying “Minnesotans will have a full-time champion fighting for affordable health care, a fair economy, and opportunity for all.”
NEW… Tom Perez just emailed this note, saying Keith Ellison has stepped down from DNC to focus on his new job as atty gen of Minnesota. pic.twitter.com/Rximb5eeQt
— Jake Sherman (@JakeSherman) November 8, 2018
Despite accusations of domestic abuse from his former girlfriend, Ellison defeated Republican Doug Wardlow Tuesday night to become Minnesota’s next Attorney General.