“We should transfer ahead at this time to heal our nation, convey all People collectively and remedy issues in a practical method.”
Jim Wieser, chairman of the Lake County Democratic Celebration, likewise believes a president with Biden’s “character, compassion and decency” is “what this nation wants desperately right now.”
“He’ll do all inside his energy to achieve throughout the aisle and work in a bipartisan vogue for the betterment of the nation. He’ll, as he so typically said, be an American president — not merely for many who supported or voted for him,” Wieser mentioned.
In that very same vein, Wieser mentioned the inclusive nature of Harris’ historic election as the primary feminine, minority vice chairman “is a transparent reflection of who we’re and the place we’re as a county in November 2020.”
Lake County voters favored Biden and Harris over Trump and Pence by a 58% to 42% margin, in accordance with unofficial election outcomes. However Trump topped Biden in each Porter County, 53% to 47%, and LaPorte County, 54% to 46%, information present.
Wieser mentioned it wasn’t simple campaigning and getting out the vote this yr amid the coronavirus pandemic. However via all of it, he mentioned, “Joe Biden was a steadying affect, an unbelievable instance of calm surrounded by a sea of chaos.”
Former state Rep. Mara Candelaria Reardon, D-Munster, who in 2006 was the primary Latina elected to the Indiana Basic Meeting, mentioned she particularly wished to congratulate Harris for changing into the primary girl elected to serve within the White Home.