With other gains — Republicans also lost a seat in the agricultural Central Valley — Democrats will hold a 45-8 edge in California U.S. House.
Ron DeSantis ran a largely negative campaign, saying Andrew Gillum oversaw one of the most corrupt and crime-ridden cities in Florida.
The filing calls the accusations “baseless,” saying there are no facts to back up allegations of an adverse employment action.
Abrams had hoped to become the first black governor of the Deep South state and the first black female governor of any state.
As a candidate for mayor in 2015 and as an alderman before that, Fioretti was Emanuel’s most outspoken critic.
The mayoral candidate stressed that “any decision to close or re-purpose” a school would be made only “with the input and approval of the community.”
Stacey Abrams’ campaign legal challenge could leave the state’s Supreme Court deciding whether to force another round of voting.
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With three months till the Chicago mayoral election, the hopefuls so far have taken in over $7.7 altogether — not even close to what Rahm Emanuel had.
Rep. Jan Schakowsky said Toni Preckwinkle “is bold, I love that about her … and willing to take on and be a leader on controversial issues.”
The complaint contends aldermanic prerogative has been used for decades to block affordable housing in the city’s white neighborhoods.
Bill Daley said about his ambitious plan for more aerial surveillance, “I’d have a camera on every block in the city if I could.”
Preckwinkle defended her handling of the matter: “This is something I take really, really seriously as a woman, as a mother, as a grandmother.”
Despite co-chairing Emanuel’s 2015 re-election campaign, Mendoza said the mayor’s bullying missteps had instigated the 2012 teachers’ strike.
An initial review showed Gov. Rick Scott and Sen. Bill Nelson separated by just a few thousand votes.