J. Scott Applewhite/AP
Former Home Speaker Nancy Pelosi, a California Democrat, introduced Friday that she’s going to run for re-election in 2024.
Pelosi first revealed her plans throughout a breakfast with volunteers in San Francisco. She adopted it up publicly with an commercial on X, the social media platform previously generally known as Twitter.
“Now greater than ever, our metropolis wants to advertise the values of San Francisco and advance our restoration,” the submit learn. “Our nation wants America to indicate the world that our flag nonetheless exists, with liberty and justice for all. That’s the reason I’m operating for re-election – and I respectfully ask in your vote. – Nancy.”
Now greater than ever, our metropolis wants to advertise the values of San Francisco and advance our restoration. Our nation wants America to indicate the world that our flag nonetheless exists, with liberty and justice for all. That’s the reason I’m operating for re-election, and I respectfully ask you to vote.
– Nancy Pelosi (@TeamPelosi) September 8, 2023
Pelosi’s announcement comes as Democrats look to regain management of the Home of Representatives after dropping 9 seats within the 2022 midterm elections.
And there have been questions on Pelosi’s political future because the 83-year-old former Democratic chief introduced in November final yr that she wouldn’t run for an additional time period within the get together management. Pelosi was the primary girl elected Speaker of the Home in 2007. She served till 2011 when Republicans took again management of the Home. She was re-elected in 2019 – the primary speaker since Sam Rayburn to carry the speakership twice. She introduced that she would step down from the management in November 2022 and endorsed Rep. Hakeem Jeffries to steer the Democratic Caucus.
This submit will likely be up to date.