Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is the new Democratic National Convention chair

Our chair, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, is nominating Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa to lead this summer's Democratic National Convention in Charlotte.

Mayor Villaraigosa has dedicated his career to civic engagement and grassroots empowerment, and in his new convention role, he'll work to ensure that this is the most open, accessible convention yet.

Don't miss this video message from the newly nominated convention chair.