Democratic candidate Wes Moore defeated Republican Dan Cox to become Maryland’s first black governor
The winner in Massachusetts is Maura Healey, who defeated Republican Jeff Diehl and will be the first openly lesbian governor
The Democratic Party won the gubernatorial seats in the states of Massachusetts and Maryland, DPA and BTA reported, citing American media.
The winner in Massachusetts is Maura Healey, who beat Republican Jeff Diehl to become the first openly lesbian governor in the US, according to preliminary results reported by NBC News and Fox News.
Democratic candidate Wes Moore has defeated Republican Dan Cox to become Maryland’s first black governor, Fox News preliminary results show.
The incumbent governor, Republican Larry Hogan, who is ineligible for the governorship, said he congratulated Moore on his victory.
Republican Ron DeSantis won a second term as governor of Florida after defeating Democratic challenger Charlie Crist, which could become an incentive for him to enter the race to nominate the Republican presidential nominee. in 2024, Reuters reported.
He is known for taking an active part in the confrontation between Republicans and Democrats, for opposing strict measures to fight Covid, and for giving his support to a law to limit the discussion of LGBT topics in schools.
Charlie Crist is a former Republican governor who defected to the Democrats and was elected to the House of Representatives as a Democrat. He has tried to woo the moderate Republican vote in the once swing state, which has seen an increase in Republican sympathies in recent years.
Sarah Sanders, who is a former spokeswoman for Donald Trump, has been elected governor of the state of Arkansas, France Press reported, citing preliminary results published by American media.
Based on the preliminary results, it is concluded that Sanders won over Democrat Chris Jones.
Sanders’ father, Mike Huckabee, was governor of Arkansas from 1996 to 2007, France Press notes.
On the campaign trail, Sanders, 40, lashed out at US President Joe Biden and his policies, saying he was to blame for runaway inflation, lax border controls and rising crime in the US.
Sanders was Trump’s spokeswoman while he was president of the United States.
Meanwhile, a Democrat becomes the first representative of Generation Z in the lower house of Congress.
Democrat Maxwell Alejandro Frost defeated Republican challenger Calvin Wimbish in the Florida race for a seat in the US House of Representatives.
Frost, 25, who calls for stricter gun control and is a social justice advocate, is running as the Democratic candidate in a heavily Democratic-leaning Orlando-area district.
Frost is also known for opposing restrictions on abortion rights.
“Generation Z is a term commonly used to refer to those born in the late 1990s and in the years shortly after 2010. To be a member of Congress, candidates must be at least 25 years old.
Seventy-two-year-old Republican candidate Wimbish is a former military man who describes himself as a Christian, conservative and constitutionalist.