SACRAMENTO, CA – Rusty Hicks, Chair of the California Democratic Party (CADEM), the nation’s largest statewide Democratic Party, issued the following statement on California securing 55 Electoral College votes for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris:

“Today, California joined the rest of the nation in taking a giant step towards a brighter future for all Americans. We took a step towards making life better for working families; we chose to restore hope in the American dream; we demonstrated that we are committed to restoring and repairing our democracy. As we transition into a brighter future with Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, it’ll take all of us to come together and heal the soul of our nation. In solidarity, the California Democratic Party is ready to take this final step to build back better with the rest of our nation.”