Letitia James becomes first black, female NYS Attorney General
Photo: AP Photo / Bebeto Matthews.
November 07, 2018 08:28 AM
ALBANY, NY - Barriers were broken Tuesday night in the New York State Attorney General's race.
Letitia James is now the first, black woman, to be elected as the state's chief law officer.
The democrat defeated republican Keith Wofford with 62 percent of the vote. Wofford received 35 percent.
In a tweet, James thanked New York and said that it was a night for justice and our future.
She then went on to promise to “fight for all of us.”
Thank you New York. Tonight we made history.— Tish James (@TishJames) November 7, 2018
This is a night for justice, a night for our future.
I am proud to be a New Yorker who knows it's our diversity, strength, courage and determination that makes us great.
As your Attorney General I promise to fight for all of us. pic.twitter.com/J9QkzeALoa
Updated: November 07, 2018 08:28 AM
Created: November 07, 2018 08:23 AM
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