Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was knocked off the Working Families Party’s ballot line Tuesday after the left-leaning party failed to collect enough signatures to make the Democratic socialist incumbent its standard bearer.
Queens Supreme Court Judge Phillip Hom ordered the Board of Elections to remove the congresswoman, who goes by her initials AOC on social media, from the WFP line after hearing a legal challenge filed by her Democratic Party primary opponent, Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.
Hom said a review of the WFP’s petition filed for AOC found that it “contained less than the required number of signatures of enrolled party members necessary for party designation.”
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