Representative Davis elected to DNC Executive Committee
State Representative for District 111 Yvonne Davis, a member of the Democratic National Committee was elected to the DNC 64-member Executive Committee by the Southern Caucus. The DNC held its three day fall meeting Sept. 10-12 in Austin.
The Southern Caucus elected four new members to the Executive Committee. The Executive Committee of the DNC oversees affairs and sets policies of the National Democratic Party. The Southern Caucus includes DNC members from Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia.
Noting recent gains by the Democratic Party in the Texas Legislature and in Dallas County, Rep. Davis said, “It is my goal to provide a strong voice that brings a Southern perspective to the DNC Executive Committee to ensure that we promote the Democratic Party at every level of our political system. The South played a key role in the resurgence of the Democratic Party on a national level. This success can only be sustainable with increasing emphasis given to building and encouraging participation at the local and block level of every city.”