WASHINGTON-- Our Revolution on Tuesday congratulated its endorsed candidate,Randall Woodfin, on being elected Mayor of Birmingham, Alabama.
“Our Revolution is excited to congratulate Randall Woodfin on his victory tonight,” said Our Revolution President Nina Turner. “From knocking on doors to sending text messages and making calls, Our Revolution invested in Woodfin’s campaign because he truly believes investing in people is how we build better cities. In my travels to Birmingham, I saw firsthand, Randall’s passion and commitment to the people of his city. We look forward to the Woodfin team bringing a new spirit of community and compassion to city hall. This isn’t just a victory for Birmingham, it’s a victory for all of us.”
Born and raised in Birmingham, Woodfin has already served the public through his work with the City’s Division of Social Services, the Birmingham City Council, and the Jefferson County Committee for Economic Opportunity.
“Randall Woodfin will be a mayor committed to enacting a progressive agenda that will truly serve the needs of all Birmingham residents,” continued President Turner. “Tonight’s win is just one example of why progressives must invest and support local races all across the country.”
Our Revolution, along with local Our Revolution Birmingham, supported Woodfin’s race sending over 11,000 Get Out the Vote text messages and made hundreds of calls. In addition, Our Revolution President Nina Turner made two visits to campaign for Woodfin in Alabama.
Our Revolution supports progressive champions at every level of government. By supporting candidates backed by people, not corporations, we are aiming to transform American politics to make our political and economic systems responsive to the needs of working families.