Washington, DC—Below is a statement by U.S. Conference of Mayors President and Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer on the election of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris:

“The nation’s mayors congratulate President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris. We stand ready as Democrats, Republicans and Independents to come together and work with you to defeat the coronavirus and rebuild our economy. In the days ahead, mayors across this great nation will do all that they can to help you forge a path forward that strengthens our communities and sustains our common humanity.”