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 AAreports.com
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.