STATEMENT FROM MATTHEW MODINE ON THE ELECTION FOR SAG-AFTRA PRESIDENT:

"I am proud of our campaign for transparency and the goal of uniting all 160,000 members of SAG-AFTRA. It has been an honor to stand with you. I congratulate all of our MembershipFirst candidates on winning important victories tonight. Each will be instrumental in forming a more perfect union. It appears there has already been a challenge from outside of the political groups with allegations of impropriety and possible Federal election law violations. Therefore, as a matter of principal it is important to withhold judgment until it is determined that the election was held fairly and in compliance with the labor code. If it is determined that the election was run within the election law and union guidelines, I will fully support whomever has been fairly elected.”

- Matthew Modine