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AOC fired wave continues at Queens Assembly races

The progressive wave, encouraged by the democratic socialist republic of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez two years ago, continued with revenge in Queens on Tuesday night and overthrew the rebels’ two and possibly three Parliamentary Democratic officials in Queens.

In Parliament District 34, which includes the hard hit of the coronavirus neighborhoods of Jackson Heights, Woodside, Corona, Elmhurst and Maspeth, Jessica Gonzalez-Rojas, the favorite of the Working Families Party, managed 20% with 80 percent of the incumbent Michael DenDekker.

In Queens Assembly District 38 (Ridgewood, Glendale, Woodhaven, Ozone Park and Richmond Hill), rival Jenifer Rajkumar raised the current Michael Miller to 52 percent and 25 percent with more than 80 percent of the vote.

Meanwhile, in AD 36 (Astoria, Long Island City), the progressive favorite Zohran Mamdani increased the incumbent Aravella Simotas by seven quarters by seven percentage points. The region coincides with the congress area of ​​the AOC.

There are thousands of absentee votes yet for these three races.

Of these three, Albany said the possible fall of Simotas was shocking to the trio. He opposed the canceled plan for Amazon to find a headquarters in Long City – a litmus test for progressive critics of the deal.

But support for key left-wing groups, including America’s Democratic Socialists, who supported AOC when a housing advisor and Indo-Ugandan Mamdani shocked the political world by defeating Joe Crowley in Democrat and then Queens Democrat Party leader, Democrat. took. Primary in 2018.

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