(Reuters)
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After winning DNC chair, Perez makes Ellison deputy chair

February 25, 2017 | 8:39 PM GMT
Former labor secretary Tom Perez was elected as the first Latino chair of the Democratic National Committee on Feb.25, defeating Rep. Keith Ellison at a party meeting in Atlanta. The final vote came in at 235 to 200 in favor of Perez on a second ballot.