South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg announced Thursday his candidacy for the position of chairman of the Democratic National Committee. The election is set for the end of February.
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Announcing his candidacy in a tweet Thursday, the South Bend mayor said, “It’s time for new leadership to deliver a fresh start for our party.”
The opening for the Democratic National Committee comes after Debbie Wasserman Schultz resigned last July and interim chair, Donna Brazile, said she would not seek election for a full-term.