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Wed May 16, 2018, 11:49 AM

Four socialist-backed candidates win Pennsylvania legislative primaries

Source: The Hill

Four Democratic candidates backed by the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) won primary elections for legislative seats in Pennsylvania on Tuesday.

In the Pittsburgh area, Summer Lee and Sara Innamorato, Democrats who are both members of the DSA, won primaries for state House Districts 34 and 21.

Lee and Innamorato defeated state Reps. Paul Costa and Dom Costa, both Democrats. They do not have Republican opponents in the general election.

Costa congratulated Lee on her victory, telling the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette that her campaign had done a better job getting people out to vote."

Read more: http://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/387901-four-socialist-backed-candidates-win-pennsylvania-elections

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brooklynite May 2018 OP
harun May 2018 #1
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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Wed May 16, 2018, 11:57 AM

1. Good news that Scott Wallace won his primary too. Progressives are throwing

out the trash.

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Response to harun (Reply #1)

Wed May 16, 2018, 03:27 PM

2. Damn good news, indeed!

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Response to harun (Reply #1)

Wed May 16, 2018, 03:31 PM

4. The grandson of FDR's VP, Henry A Wallace

Wallace also ran for president as a socialist although many believed he was actually a communist.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Wed May 16, 2018, 03:28 PM

3. I'm a bit surprised at least one of the Costa's was so gracious

nt

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