'Seismic Political Upset': 'Seismic Political Upset': Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in a Landslide Over Wall Street Favorite Joe Crowley
In a major, stunning upset, New York progressive Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez won a shocking landslide victory over 10-term Democratic Congressman Joe Crowley, chair of the House Democratic caucus, in the Congressional primary election on Tuesday in New York's 14th Congressional District covering the Bronx and Queens.
With 90% of the vote counted, Ocasio-Cortez leads Crowley by 57.8% to 42.2%.
“This race is about people versus money. We’ve got people. They’ve got money,” Ocasio-Cortez said throughout her campaign.