SACRAMENTO, CA – Today, Reverend Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff declared victory after millions turned out to vote during the Georgia Senate runoff election. California Democratic Party Chair, Rusty Hicks issued the following statement on the results:
“The California Democratic Party congratulates Rev. Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff on their inspiring victories. While we rejoice in this win for the people of Georgia, let’s take a moment to recognize that this is an undeniable win for our democracy and the power of hope over fear.
With moral clarity and a steadfast commitment to an America that works for all of us, we the people elected leaders who represent the promise of brighter days ahead. We chose unity over disunity and all of us over just some of us. We put in the hours, we talked to each other, and we came together to reverse four years of chaos. If this is a reflection of the direction our nation is heading, then we know for certain that the future is heading towards brighter days.”