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Primary Winners

Primary Winners

In a shocking upset, 28-year-old Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who is running her first campaign, ousted 10-term incumbent Congressman Joe Crowley in New York's 14th congressional district on Tuesday. Attorney Antonio Delgado defeated six other Democratic contenders in Tuesday’s primary, setting up a high-profile race against Congressman John Faso (R-NY). Delgado received 22% of the vote. In Maryland, former NAACP President Ben Jealous defeated eight other Democrats in a major victory for the party’s progressive wing. He will go on to face incumbent Governor Larry Hogan (R) in November. In the South Carolina runoff, Democrat Brandon Brown claimed victory over Doris Lee Turner in the race to represent the 4th Congressional District. Brown will face Republican contender William Timmons in November’s election to fill the seat currently held by retiring Congressman Trey Gowdy. In Colorado, Joe Neguse won the Democratic primary race for the state’s Second Congressional District. He will face Republican Peter Yu, who was unopposed for the GOP nomination, in the November general election. Libertarian Roger Barris and independent candidate Nick Thomas are also on the November ballot. Should Neguse win the general election in the heavily Democratic district, he will be will be the first Black congressman from Colorado. And the state of Oklahoma became the 30th in the nation to legalize marijuana for medicinal purposes on Tuesday.

CHC BOLD PAC Announces New Endorsements

CHC BOLD PAC Announces New Endorsements

Admin Ordered to Reunite Separated Migrant Children and Parents

Admin Ordered to Reunite Separated Migrant Children and Parents