Schumer Statement On Shana Broussard Confirmation

December 9, 2020

Washington, D.C. — Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today released the following statement after the Senate confirmed Shana Broussard to be Commissioner on the Federal Election Commission (FEC), the first African American to serve on the FEC. Leader Schumer recommended Ms. Broussard’s nomination to the White House.

“Shana Broussard has a distinguished career as a fierce advocate for free, fair, and open elections and will be an outstanding FEC commissioner. I’m proud to have recommended her for this historic nomination. As FEC Commissioner, I have no doubt that Shana will work tirelessly to protect the sanctity of our elections, the wellspring of our democracy, and defend the right of every American to have an equal say in who represents them.”