Washington, D.C. — Following today’s announcement that Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI-13th) has won the primary election for her seat, People For the American Way President Ben Jealous released the following statement:
“We’re thrilled to congratulate Rashida Tlaib on her primary victory. Rashida has been one of the many standouts in our People For the American Way programs. People For the American Way was also proud to endorse her in both of her primary races and in the general election in 2018. She is a brilliant and fearless advocate for her constituents and we know she will continue to serve with great distinction. It’s an honor to know her and to watch her star continue to rise.”
About People For the American Way
People For the American Way is a progressive advocacy organization founded to fight right-wing extremism and build a democratic society that implements the ideals of freedom, equality, opportunity and justice for all. We encourage civic participation, defend fundamental rights, and fight to dismantle systemic barriers to equitable opportunity. Learn more: http://www.pfaw.org.