|State Legislator-elect, Susan Allen, Minnesota|
Allen will represent District 61B in south central Minneapolis, where almost half the children live in poverty. ”It reminds me of a lot of the places I grew up. It’s 62 percent minority,” Allen told Minnesota Public Radio.
Allen’s opponent in the special election, Nathan Blumenshine, lauded her in conceding defeat. ”Her personal story is a powerful one, and I can’t think of a stronger leader to serve as the voice of this community,” Blumenshine said...¨ please read it all, HERE
· Thanks to Gay Politics, sidebar
· Thanks to Nathan Blumenshine (a great sport)
· Thanks to The People of Minneapolis, 61B