LANSING, Mich., January 4, 2021 – The people of Michigan’s 8th congressional district were denied representation yesterday when Representative Elissa Slotkin voted “present” during the election for Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives - our nation’s 3rd highest office. This is the second time Representative Slotkin failed to vote for speaker, showing her inability to stand up to the radical left within her party and give the people of the 8th district a voice in government.
“Representative Slotkin’s ‘present’ vote shows how ill-suited she is to represent the 8th district of Michigan.” said Michigan Republican Party Chairman Laura Cox. Cox continued, “The people of the 8th district deserve to have a voice in determining our nation’s third highest elected official, and Slotkin knows that they would wholeheartedly reject the radical socialist agenda of Nancy Pelosi. Representative Slotkin’s cowardly stance is an embarrassment to the people she claims to represent.”