Wednesday, November 03, 2010

Three African Americans win House seats

Three new black lawmakers will be joining the House of Representatives this year. It doesn't make a difference whether they are democrat or republican winning a house seat is a big deal and all are to be commended. Congratulations to all three of the winners. George Cook

The three winners are.

Terri Sewell Democrat

Terri Sewell defeated Selma resident Don Chamberlain for the 7th Congressional District seat, became the first black woman to represent Alabama in Washington.

Tim Scott Republican

Tim Scott easily defeated perennial Democratic candidate Ben Frasier and five third-party candidates to win the 1st Congressional District

Allen West Republican

Allen West defeated incumbent U.S. Rep. Ron Klein, D-Boca Raton to represent Florida's 22nd Congressional district.

1 comment:

Sam House said...

George, thank you for posting this article. As a conservative, I have been frustrated with the blogasphere when putting out good message about black gop candidates and now that there are finally two in office you will watch them and broaden the diversity of thought amongst our people.