DNC Vice Chair R.T. Rybak, mayor of Minneapolis, released the following statement after the re-election of Mayor Michael Coleman of Columbus, Ohio:
“Congratulations to Mayor Coleman on winning his fourth term as Mayor. The confidence of the people of Columbus in his leadership is matched by the confidence that those of us who have worked closely with him on issues of great importance have in his vision for a stronger, more connected America.
"Columbus continues to make incredible strides under the leadership of Mayor Coleman—his commitment to job creation, neighborhood pride and including all communities in the city’s future resonates with the people of this dynamic metropolitan area. With Mayor Coleman’s guidance, Columbus will continue to be an example for cities across the country.”