***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE***
November 9, 2016–Cottage Grove, MN…Jason Lewis released the following statement in response to last night’s victory in the 2nd Congressional District race.
“I am humbled by the support our campaign has received throughout this election, and I am honored for the opportunity to serve as your next U.S. Congressman.
“I want to say thank you to my wife Leigh and my daughters Lindsey and Lauren for their support through this campaign. Their steadfast encouragement has been a tremendous and consistent boost, for which I am truly grateful.
“Thank you to our amazing supporters and volunteers across this district who have been tireless in their devotion to knocking doors, making phone calls and sharing our message with friends and neighbors. I am truly grateful for your support – we could not have gotten here without you.
“This race has, from the start, been fueled by Minnesotans who are ready for real change in Washington – change that will restore economic growth, create good paying jobs, fix healthcare and improve our national security.
“Now it’s time to get to work. And that starts by enacting policy reforms that will lift up all of our hardworking families and citizens. It is an incredible honor to have the opportunity to work on behalf of Minnesotans in Congress, and I look forward to rising to that task.
“Again, my deepest appreciation goes to the voters for your support throughout this race and I look forward to serving as your next U.S. Congressman.”