Nov 04, 2009
Van Hollen Congratulates Congressman-Elect John Garamendi (CA-10)
DCCC Chairman Chris Van Hollen released the following statement,congratulating Congressman-elect John Garamendi, who won the special electionin California's10th Congressional District:
"Congratulations to Congressman-elect John Garamendi on hisvictory today.
"With his commitment to strengthening public education,protecting Social Security and Medicare, defending the environment, andproviding economic opportunities for middle class Californians, John Garamendiwill be a great asset to our Democratic Caucus.
"I look forward to welcoming Congressman-elect JohnGaramendi to Congress and working with him to help President Obama achievecomprehensive health insurance reform and keep America on the path towardseconomic recovery."
California's10th Congressional District was left vacant when formerCongresswoman Ellen Tauscher resigned her seat after being confirmed asUndersecretary of State for Arms Control and InternationalSecurity.