Rodney Griffin reelected State Democratic Executive Committeeman
Rodney Griffin of Missouri City was reelected, State Democratic Executive Committeeman at the Texas Democratic Convention, Saturday June 28.
The two year term is Griffin’s seventh term at the helm of senatorial district 13.Senatorial District 13 comprises of over an 800,000 African American majority in Fort Bend and Harris Counties.
Griffin said, “since my return in 2012, the state house has reclaimed eight seats eliminating the Republican super majority (2) state Party staff increased from 4 to over 40 (3) state Party received funds from every state.” Griffin said also, “Secondly, I helped shepherd through a strong criminal justice Party plank addressing the injustices in the present criminal justice system.”
Griffin indicated his satisfaction in the election of local Fredericka Phillips for Vice Chair of The Texas Democratic Party. “She is a welcomed addition to the Party leadership. She is a team player – what we need for turning the state blue,” said. Griffin. Griffin was a White House Guest and NBC interviewee at the 50th Anniversary Civil Rights Summit.
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