Ayanna Pressley’s Reaction To Her Historic Victory Is Everything
05 September, 2018, 15:40 | Author: Dave Hampton
Ms. Pressley, the first black woman elected to the Boston City Council, challenged Mr. Capuano from the left and on style and identity, in a pattern similar to the upset victory of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez earlier this summer in NY.
In a video posted by her close friend Jesse Mermell, Pressley stands up in seeming disbelief.
She served as former Secretary of State John Kerry's political director when he was a US senator and became the first black woman elected to the Boston City Council in 2009. Because of a Boston city election rule, Garrison's finish may be just enough to shimmy her way in to the council. Capuano may have had the name recognition, but Pressley had the momentum.
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It is the only in the state to have a majority non-white population.
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