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Congressional Democratic Nominee Jamaal Bowman discusses primary win, Black Lives Matter movement

Posted at 8:02 AM, Jul 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-20 08:05:26-04

NEW YORK — Another newcomer hoping to get a seat in Congress come January.

In a shocking upset, Progressive Candidate Jamaal Bowman beat 16-term incumbent Congressman Eliot Engel in the Democratic primary to represent New York’s 16th District, which covers parts of the Bronx and Westchester.

The Congressional Democratic nominee spoke to PIX11 about what made him enter politics, why he thinks he won against Engel and the Black Lives Matter protests amid the COVID-19 pandemic.