• Democratic socialist Salazar wins; voters oust splinter Dems

    1 month ago - By National Post

    NEW YORK - Democratic socialist Julia Salazar overcame intense scrutiny of her personal life to win the Democratic primary for a state Senate seat in Brooklyn while voters throughout the state punished a group of incumbent Democratic legislators they perceived as too friendly to Republicans.
    Salazar, a 27-year-old first-time candidate, handily defeated eight-term incumbent Sen. Martin Dilan in New York's 18th District on Thursday night, joining the ranks of leftist insurgents nationwide who have knocked out mainstream Democrats.
    There is no Republican candidate running in the district in...
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  • Brooklyn Democrats Pick Socialist Over Tainted Incumbent In New York Senate Race

    Brooklyn Democrats Pick Socialist Over Tainted Incumbent In New York Senate Race

    1 month ago - By The Huffington Post

    Julia Salazar, a democratic socialist, beat 16-year state Sen. Martin Dilan for the 18th District Democratic nomination.
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