VICTORY: DFA says Hoadley’s MI-06 primary win sets up Dems to “deliver a historic upset to” Upton
Jon Hoadley just won the Democratic primary in Michigan’s 6th Congressional district delivering an important victory for progressives and giving Democrats a strong shot at defeating 17-term incumbent Republican Rep. Fred Upton in November.
Democracy for America endorsed Hoadley for Congress in March and has supported him in his past races for the Michigan State House.
DFA CEO Yvette Simpson on Jon Hoadley’s Democratic primary victory in Michigan’s 6th:
“Thanks to progressive Jon Hoadley’s primary victory, Michigan Democrats are better positioned to defeat Republican Fred Upton than they have been in decades.
“A lifelong progressive changemaker, Jon won this primary by making it clear that he’ll stand up for the same common-sense, progressive values he’s fought for in Lansing when he gets to Washington.
“But most importantly, Jon won this primary by building a strong, people-powered campaign that rallied the Democratic base, inspired new voters, and is earnestly committed to earning every single vote -- and that’s exactly what we need every progressive to do to win in November.
“Democracy for America was excited to support Jon in this primary and we can’t wait to do everything we can over the next three months to help him deliver a historic upset over a 17-term incumbent this Fall.” -- Yvette Simpson, Chief Executive Officer, Democracy for America