The Hill: Ocasio-Cortez fails to secure Working Families Party ballot spot

A judge in New York ruled on Tuesday that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) failed to secure a spot on the Working Families Party ballot in November.

Justice Phillip Hom of the New York Supreme Court of Queens County ordered the Board of Elections to take Ocasio-Cortez’s name off party’s ballot because she failed to collect the 15 signatures required in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. 

The progressive New York lawmaker will still appear on the Democratic primary ballot and is favored to win that contest as well as the general election.

Read the full article at The Hill.

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