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Democrats set to formalize Jaime Harrison as national chair

Jan 21, 2021 - Associated Press
Board and Executive Moves

COLUMBIA, S.C. — The Democratic National Committee is set to formally elect Jaime Harrison of South Carolina as chairman on Thursday, signifying an early alignment between newly inaugurated President Joe Biden and state party leaders around the country.

The party’s post-inauguration meeting, with election of a full slate of new officers, will take place virtually, reflecting continued concerns over the coronavirus pandemic. Vice chairs on the roster include Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance B...