New York State Senate Democrat primary winner Kristen Gonzalez celebrated her win at a Peruvian restaurant in Long Island Tuesday night.
Gonzalez won the state senate race to represent Queens and Brooklyn.
@Gonzalez4NY, who just won the pivotal Democratic primary for NY State Senate District 59, walks into her victory party to tremendous applause. “Today we really proved that socialism wins,” she said. pic.twitter.com/fOriBXSZHy
— George Joseph (@georgejoseph94) August 24, 2022
Gonzalez, a self-described ‘Democrat Socialist’ was outraised by hundreds of thousands of dollars by her opponent Elizbeth Crowley, a more ‘moderate’ Democrat, The City reported.
Gonzalez beat Crowley 59% to 32% according to The City.
“We really proved that socialism wins! We are not going anywhere, and we will not stop until we see a socialist slate across this city!” Gonzalez shouted.
Gonzalez is a former intern for Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer.