FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, September 16th, 2015
Tom Wyrsch, Chair, Jackson County Democratic Committee (JCDC): 816-898-7444
Lauren Gepford, Executive Director, JCDC: firstname.lastname@example.org
Shortly ago, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled to uphold an important facet of the Affordable Care Act, nationwide subsidies, in a 6 vs. 3 decision in King v. Burwell. Among many accomplishments, the ACA has led to more than 17 million new people having health insurance.
Statement on Kansas City Municipal General Election: We congratulate the winners of yesterday's Kansas City Council races, but we have major concerns about the most notable thing about this election: Low voter turnout. Whether your candidate won or lost yesterday, only 12% of the registered voters in Kansas City got out and voted to decide who would be the next leaders of the city. As we head into the 2016 election cycle, we as Democrats, and all citizens regardless of political party, need to drastically increase how much we concentrate on turning out the vote.
JACKSON COUNTY, MISSOURI (January 20, 2013) – Tom Wyrsch, Chair of the Jackson County Democratic Committee, released this statement in response to President Obama’s State of the Union Address:
“In November, Jackson County at the countywide level voted for our Democratic elected officials by a 55-45 margin, and now we stand behind our President after his State of the Union address.
February 24, 2014
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