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Election 2021: Boston's first Haitian-American council member among key races decided – Haitian Times

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Bridging the gap
From Massachusetts to Florida, Haitian-American candidates ran in contested races for city council, U.S. Congress and civil court judge in the Nov. 2 elections. 
Boston will have its first Haitian-American city council member in Ruthzee Louijeune, who was elected by voters citywide for an at-large council seat, according to results from Nov. 2. 
Four New York City council candidates – Chi Osse in District 36, Rita Joseph in District 40, incumbent Farah Louis in District 45 and Mercedes Narcisse in District 46 – also won their respective general election races, unofficial election results show

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Sam is a reporter for The Haitian Times and a 2020 Report for America corps member. He has covered Haiti and its diaspora since 2018. His work has also appeared in USA Today, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review and Haiti Liberte. Sam can be reached at sam@haitiantimes.com or on Twitter @sambojarski.

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by Sam Bojarski, The Haitian Times
November 5, 2021
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