In Buffalo, socialist India Walton scored a landmark win against a four-term incumbent mayor. In nearby Rochester, shakeups on the city council and county legislature could chart a new course for local politics.
Stephanie Luce interviews Georgia Hollister Isman
"A ton of our work is dragging elected officials toward where their voters actually are," says Working Families Party New England Regional Director Georgia Hollister Isman. She shares her take on where the Dems are to kick off new interview series.
The facts are too scarce, and the stakes are too high, to jump to conclusions. We cannot flourish as a society if a single accusation out of the blue upends an election overnight and ruins a 30-year career in politics.
We need to rebuild our nation with a new foundation. A foundation rooted in love, and care, and equality. We need to seize this moment. It's on us, as Democrats and progressives, to meet the gravity of the moment. And history will judge our actions.