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Democratic congress Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez easily defeated his challenger in the New York primary Tuesday with more than 70% of the vote.
Ocasio-Cortez, the 30-year-old progressive firebrand better known under the name of the AOC, ran away in front of former CNBC anchor Michelle Caruso-Cabrera, 53, New York, in the 14th Arrondissement.
Caruso-Cabrera had campaigned as a more moderate alternative to the democratic socialist legislator.
Ocasio-Cortez used the victory to strike at those who claimed his 2018 the defeat of the former member of congress from New York, Joe Crowley was an “accident” or a “fluke’.
Democratic congress Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the photo took an easy victory in New York’s 14th district primary on Tuesday. It is now the favorite to be elected in November
AOC Democratic primary challenger Michelle Caruso-Cabrera, 53, pictured, a former television CNBC anchor, campaigned as a moderate alternative to the first year of the legislature
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Ocasio-Cortez has been its success Tuesday as an opportunity to criticize those who have said its 2018 the defeat of the former member of congress from New York, Joe Crowley was an “accident” or a “fluke’
She made history in 2018 when she was elected as the youngest woman to serve in Congress in the UNITED states
“When I won in 2018, the number of graduates our victory as a” stroke of luck.’ Our victory has been treated as an aberration, or british columbia, that my opponent did not try it’,’ she wrote on Twitter that her victory was announced.
‘Thus, from the outset, this evening, the race was important to me. This evening, we are the evidence that the movement of the people, in new york, is not an accident. It is a mandate.’
Later, she thanked all those who voted for it and criticized ” Wall Street business leaders who had pumped money into unseating her.
“Wall Street ceos of Goldman Sachs, Blackstone, paid millions to defeat our grassroots campaign this evening,’ she wrote.
“But their money could not buy a movement “.
Caruso-Cabrera was supported by the conservative-leaning U.S. Chamber of Commerce in a New York City district.
They have spent six figures on-Caruso-Cabrera ” advertising against the young mp.
Ocasio-Cortez said she reported the results of about 70 percent of the vote of ‘transformation’ mandate.
Caruso-Cabrera had 18.96% of the votes, as of late Tuesday night.
AOC has also criticized the ” Wall Street business leaders who have donated money to his rival from the campaign
Democratic Congress Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to speak with voters, ahead of the New York primary Tuesday. It has easily beaten his rival with 70% of the vote
The progressive movement suffered from the recession at the national level earlier this year, when former us Vice-President Joe Biden has won the part of the race to take the win in the November election, with dominant victories over Warren and Sanders in the state-by-state nominating contests.
Sanders was among the first to congratulate Ocasio-Cortez on Tuesday.
“In less than two years, she became a key leader in Congress on many important issues, and I look forward to continuing to work with her to achieve justice for all working people,” he says.
New York’s 14th District seat, which represents parts of the Bronx and Queens, is solidly Democratic and Ocasio-Cortez is a favourite to be re-elected in November.
She will face the retirement of the New York Police Department officer John Cummings.
Senator Bernie Sanders was among the first to congratulate the first year of the congress
Democratic challenger Michelle Caruso-Cabrera as she debated against the Republic Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, 17 June. It has been reported in less than 2 percent of the vote Tuesday night
The freshman legislator has proven to be a successful fund-raising and has attracted $ 2.4 million in April and May, bringing his total raised this cycle to $ 10.5 million, according to Fox News.
Elsewhere, in New York, the member of parliament has thrown its weight behind progressive means the director of the school’s part and parcel, and Bowman, which has been difficult in the Republic Eliot Engel for a seat he has held since 1988.
Early Wednesday morning, Bowman, 44, was at the head of Engel, the chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, for 59.48 percent to 35.31%, the New York state election board said, with 627 of 732 election precincts reporting.
The one who wins the Democratic nomination in the district is likely to win the seat in November.
‘Eliot Engel said he was a thorn in the side of the (Republican President) Donald Trump,’ Bowman said to supporters.
“But you know what Donald Trump is more fear than anything else? A Black man with power. This is what Donald Trump is afraid, ” he added.