‘Blue Wave’ Washes Into the Bronx as Ocasio-Cortez, Biaggi Rally Voters

Shantal Riley

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speaks to reporters at a Get Out the Vote rally in the Bronx on Thursday. The 29-year-old Democrat is the forerunner in the District 14 Congressional race in Queens and the Bronx.

Election 2018 star Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez made an impassioned plea to Democrats to vote in the midterm elections Tuesday. “We’re here to organize and educate and expand our electorate,” Ocasio-Cortez shouted.

The young politician delivered a fiery speech at a “Get Out the Vote” rally at the Sanz Banquet Halls in the Bronx on Thursday, five days before Election Day.

“We have one of the lowest voter-turnout districts in the country,” said Ocasio Cortez, dressed in a black blazer and wearing her signature, bright-red lipstick. “It’s the compounding of New York’s voter-suppression laws. It’s the compounding impacts of poverty. It’s the compounding impacts of increasingly being…

Original published: 2018-11-05 18:06:08 Read the full New York City News here


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