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Democratic socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez endorsed several candidates in the primary elections, but three out of five of those competing in the Tuesday races lost.

Ocasio-Cortez went on a tour around the U.S. endorsing candidates Abdul El-Sayed for governor of Michigan, Fayrouz Saad for Michigan’s 11th congressional district, Cori Bush for Missouri’s 1st congressional district and James Thompson for Kansas’ 4th congressional district.

Ocasio-Cortez also appeared at a “My Muslim Vote” rally in Michigan in July, where she urged voters to send Rashida Tlaib to Congress. Tlaib won her primary on Tuesday evening.

Thompson was the other candidate to win his primary.

Despite her congressional primary victory in New York in June and weeks of national attention discussing her socialist platform, the three candidates Ocasio-Cortez would have liked win, did not.

El-Sayed lost his bid for the Democratic nomination to Gretchen Whitmer, gaining 30.5 percent of the vote to her 51.8 percent.

Saad is currently in fourth place out of five candidates for Michigan’s 11th district, with only 18 percent of the vote with 86 percent of precincts reported.

Cori Bush also lost her bid for the Democratic house seat in Missouri’s 1st district, receiving only 36.9 percent of the vote to William Lacy Clay’s 56.7 percent.

Ocasio-Cortez endorsed congressional candidate Kaniela Ing in Hawaii for the race taking place on Aug. 11.

Ing’s race in Hawaii takes place on Aug. 11, and he is not currently seen as a front-runner. Ing was fined $15,422 in June for campaign spending violations and has been criticized on the campaign trail for claiming a master’s degree that he hasn’t earned.

Editor’s Note: This post has been updated to note not all candidates Ocasio-Cortez endorsed lost. Two additional candidates Ocasio-Cortez endorsed, Rashida Tlaib and James Thompson, did win their primaries Tuesday.

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  1. James Higginbotham

    August 9, 2018 at 6:37 am


  2. Vernon Lindblade

    August 9, 2018 at 8:13 am

    her name may be Cortez. but make no mistake she is Muslim….. rotten to the core

  3. Medusa

    August 9, 2018 at 8:33 am

    Agreed, Vernon!
    That bug-eyed psycho socialist doesn’t have a CLUE. She just spews nonsense that’s being spoon-fed to her from her MUSLIM masters. She EMBARRASSES Boston U with her blatant, arrogant empty-headed drivel. Has anybody checked the roots of her hair? She seems “blonde” to me!
    Go back to the slimey rock you climbed out from under, MUSLIM undercover.

  4. Richard Green

    August 9, 2018 at 12:52 pm

    Socialist Cortez needs to endorse all Dems in the midterms and help them with their ads.

  5. Guido Nicaud

    August 9, 2018 at 1:47 pm

    Glad to see that Americans still reject socialism, in there rejection of Cortez. Doesn’t say much for the New York voter.

  6. CMarie Tisme

    August 9, 2018 at 3:31 pm

    She is the face and manner of what many liberal Universities are producing……clueless idiots spouting far left socialist/globalist crap.

  7. Linda

    August 9, 2018 at 3:32 pm

    Her endorsement may be the kiss of death.

  8. Glenn Hutchinson

    August 9, 2018 at 4:42 pm

    She needs to go back to bar tending, maybe people will get drunk enough to listen to her socialist crap!

  9. Betty

    August 9, 2018 at 5:42 pm

    This woman is such a young political Novice. Does she REALLY think that her little menial endorsement will mean anything in a vote? Well, apparently, it DID…in the wrong direction. YAY! KEEP ENDORSING THEN. All she is doing is making a complete fool of herself and her “party.”

  10. N

    August 9, 2018 at 10:53 pm

    They can’t get enough illegals and libtards to vote 10 times for the same commie Nazi Demoncrat Candidate!

  11. N

    August 9, 2018 at 10:58 pm

    Get off the corrupted to the core NAZI Demoncrat Communist plantation treasonous party (RINOs too!!! You know who you are!, So Get ready to lose your seats) and on the Trump train to success!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  12. N

    August 9, 2018 at 10:59 pm

    Make sure you white people vote for Trump and the Republicans before It’s too late and you become extinct like the Liberals commie Nazi party want you to be. Post-haste!Refer to CNN for details!

  13. Mike Steeler

    August 13, 2018 at 2:45 am

    So what is it? Every Candidate lost in the primaries or three of five lost. Headline says one thing, article says another. I hate this type of reporting. Sounds more like CNN when you do that crap.

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