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- Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has all but secured a second term representing her deep blue House seat after winning her Democratic primary by a significant margin on Tuesday.
- The final numbers from Tuesday's primary won't be known for at least several days, due to this year's large number of absentee ballots. But, thus far, Ocasio-Cortez won nearly 73% of the vote, according to Decision Desk HQ.
- While Ocasio-Cortez's reelection was expected, she faced an expensive and contentious primary race.
- The 30-year-old incumbent faced her toughest challenge from former CNBC correspondent Michelle Caruso-Cabrera, a former Republican who accused Ocasio-Cortez of being out of touch with her district.
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the prominent New York progressive, has all but secured her second term in Congress, beating three Democratic primary opponents in her deep blue district by a significant margin on Tuesday.
The final numbers from Tuesday's primary won't be known for at least several days, due to this year's large number of absentee ballots. But, thus far, Ocasio-Cortez won nearly 73% of the vote, according to Decision Desk HQ.See the rest of the story at Business Insider
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