CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle issued the following statement Tuesday in response to Vice President Joe Biden’s decision to choose Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) as his running mate:
“While CUNA does not endorse presidential candidates, we congratulate Senator Kamala Harris on her selection as the Democratic nominee for Vice President. During her tenure in the Senate, Senator Harris has proven that she understands the important role credit unions play in improving consumers' financial well-being and advancing communities by supporting legislation that enables credit unions to better serve small businesses and underserved consumers.
"The amount of attention that today's announcement is receiving underscores the energy voters feel going into this November's election, and illustrates how crucial it is for every eligible credit union member to make their voice heard this fall. We encourage Americans to use CreditUnionsVote.com to make sure they're registered, learn more about their options for early voting and voting by mail, and find out who will be on their ballots."
CUNA does not endorse presidential candidates and has a history of working with administrations on both sides of the aisle to champion credit union priorities and advance consumer financial well-being.