Eric Holder Statement on Jim Prokopiak’s Victory in Pennsylvania State House Special Election

February 13, 2024

Washington, D.C. – Today, Eric H. Holder, Jr., the 82nd Attorney General of the United States and Chairman of the National Democratic Redistricting Committee (NDRC), released the following statement on the election of NDRC-endorsed candidate, Jim Prokopiak, to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, which will help secure a state House majority for Democrats:

“Once again, Pennsylvanians have sent a clear message at the ballot box: they want a strong democracy and the rights that should come with it. I’ve always said that when the maps are fair and competitive, Democrats will do just fine, and that’s exactly what happened in this election in Pennsylvania. Congratulations to Jim Prokopiak on his victory. I know he will do his best to represent his constituents’ interests, protect their rights and freedoms, and strengthen our democratic institutions.”