Ayanna Pressley’s Upset Win in the Massachusetts 7th

“Despite her opponent’s advantages in fundraising, experience, approval, and recognition, Pressley’s focus on her ability to understand her potential constituents’ needs through her own life experiences ultimately won over enough voters to eclipse the many odds that were stacked against her. As a result, she will run unopposed in the district’s general election and take her place as the first Black woman to represent the state of Massachusetts in the US House beginning in January of 2019.”

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