June 26, 2018, 11:30 PM News, Politics, Via Social Media
What a great story. Outspent by 10 to one, she leveraged social media, grass roots campaigning, and complacency by the incumbent to win her local primary.Source:Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on TwitterDescription:
In a stunning upset Tuesday night that ignited the New York and national political worlds, Ms. Ocasio-Cortez, a Bronx-born community organizer and member of the Democratic Socialists of America, defeated Representative Joseph Crowley, a 19-year incumbent and Queens political stalwart who had not faced a primary challenger in 14 years.
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