Don Samuels Concedes to ‘Squad’ Member Ilhan Omar in Minnesota House Primary

Posted on AllSides August 10th, 2022
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Don Samuels, the Minneapolis community activist who attempted to unseat congresswoman and “Squad” member Representative Ilhan Omar in the Democratic primary, conceded the race late Tuesday, setting up Omar as the heavy favorite to win a third term in Congress.

With 98 percent of precincts reporting by 10:30 p.m., Omar had received 56,392 votes, or 50.39 percent, compared with Samuels’s 53,890 votes, or 48.15 percent. None of the other three candidates in the Democratic primary cracked 1 percent of the vote.

Samuels had been making up ground all night as...

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