May 03, 2008
Van Hollen’s Statement on Don Cazayoux’s Special Election Runoff Win in LA-06
DCCC Chairman Chris
Van Hollen released the following statement on Don Cazayoux’s victory in the
special election runoff in
“Congratulations to Don Cazayoux on his hard fought victory. Don’s independence and commitment to putting middle class Louisianans first inspired people from across the political spectrum to support his fight for change.
“For the second time this cycle, Republicans were reminded that ‘all politics is local.’ House Republicans tried to nationalize this election, illegally coordinated with Freedom’s Watch, used false and deceptive special interest smears, and funneled nearly a million dollars into a district that Republicans held for more than three decades. Don won by focusing on the concerns of LA-06 voters -- good paying jobs, affordable health care, and better education.
“Don Cazayoux will
be a tremendous asset to our Democratic Caucus, as we continue fighting to
strengthen our economy and ease the squeeze on