Tom Perez was elected chairman of the Democratic National Committee on Saturday.
Perez was appointed by President Obama to serve as Labor Secretary during his term.
Check it out (via ABC News):
“We need a chair who can not only take the fight to Donald Trump, make sure we talk about our positive message,” Perez told the crowd before the vote. “We also need a chair who can lead turnaround and change the culture of the Democratic Party and DNC.”
The next chair will be key in trying to unify and rally a party still reeling from its presidential election defeat and crippled by down-ballot losses across the country over the last decade.