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By National News -- 2018.09.14. 03:44 in category Latest News (Number of votes: 0)

The Latest: Democratic socialist Salazar wins NY primary

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on New York's Democratic primary (all times local):

9:40 p.m.

Democratic socialist Julia Salazar has overcome scrutiny of her personal life and questions about truthfulness to win the Democratic primary for a state Senate seat in Brooklyn.

The 27-year-old first-time candidate defeated state Sen. Martin Dilan on Thursday in New York's 18th Senate District.

Salazar joins the ranks of hard-left candidates who have ousted mainstream Democrats.

Salazar's grassroots campaign targeted Dilan for failing to do enough to help the poor or stop gentrification in Brooklyn.

But recently, she faced criticism for how she described her life story. ...
Published By: National News - 7 days ago
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