Posted on 08 November 2017
Democrats won not just in New Jersey and Virginia but up and down the ticket across the country. Voters handily rejected the Trump-Pence agenda by electing Democrats in states and even districts that Donald Trump won last year. Democrats are moving forward, we (and voters) have put 2016 behind us. See the proof:
Ralph Northam is the governor-elect, Justin Fairfax is lieutenant governor-elect, and Mark Herring was re-elected attorney general.
Democrats flipped at least 14 House of Delegate seats including:
- Jennifer Carroll Foy (HD-02)
- Wendy Goodits (HD-10)
- Chris Hurst (HD-12)
- Danica Roem (HD-13)
- Kelly Fowler (HD-21)
- Elizabeth Guzman (HD-31)
- David Reid (HD-32)
- Kathy Tran (HD-42)
- Lee Carter (HD-50)
- Hala Ayala (HD-51)
- Karrie Delaney (HD-67)
- Dawn Adams (HD-68)
- Schuyler VanValkenberg (HD-72)
- Deborah Rodman (HD-73)
Democrats flipped the governor’s seat from red to blue by electing Phil Murphy and Sheila Oliver.
Vin Gopal flipped New Jersey’s 11th Senate District from red to blue.
Democrats flipped 2 mayoral seats by electing Vi Lyles in Charlotte and Mitch Colvin in Fayetteville.
Democrats flipped the Manchester mayoral seat by electing Joyce Craig.
Democrats flipped one seat in the New Hampshire House of Representatives by electing Erika Connors to the Hillsborough County District 15 and held the Sullivan County District 1 by electing Brian Sullivan.
Democrats re-elected Mayor Rick Kriseman to be the mayor of St. Petersburg.
Democrats re-elected Boston Mayor Marty Walsh.
Democrats re-elected New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio.
Democrats flipped two House districts by electing Deborah Gonzalez (HD-117) and Jonathan Wallace (HD-119).
Democrats held Michigan’s 109th House District by electing Sara Cambensy.
As Reported by the DNC