Biden Faucets Jaime Harrison, Former Senate Candidate, to Guide DNC

WASHINGTON—President-elect Joe Biden has picked Jaime Harrison, a previous Senate candidate in South Carolina and a mounting star in the get together, to direct the Democratic National Committee, his transition group stated Thursday.

Mr. Harrison, a previous chairman of the South Carolina Democratic Get together, lifted $133 million for his unsuccessful 2020 bid in opposition to Sen. Lindsey Graham (R., S.C.). As DNC chair, he will be tasked with aiding the celebration defend gubernatorial candidates and defend its House and Senate majorities in future year’s midterm elections.

Mr. Biden also named 4 allies as his picks to be DNC vice chairs: Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D., Unwell.) and Rep. Filemon Vela (D., Texas).

Chris Korge, a Miami law firm, will go on as the DNC’s finance chair, the changeover said.

“We need to have to elect Democrats throughout our state and up and down the ballot,” Mr. Biden explained in a statement Thursday. “To do that is going to choose tireless leadership, fully commited to strengthening Democratic infrastructure across our states. These leaders are battle-examined and prepared for this huge activity. I know they will get the task finished.”