Controversial Democrat Julia Salazar wins the New York State primary and overturns the 16-year-old incumbent, despite claims that she lied about having a "hard and tough" childhood and being Jewish
- The democratic socialist Julia Salazar, 27, won the New York State primary
- She beat Sen. Martin Dilan in Thursday's primary election, earning a seat in the voting for the New York District 18 seat.
- Salazar has been criticized for her dubious provenance, in which she faked her education of Jewish immigrants when she was born in Florida.
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Controversial Democratic Socialist Julia Salazar won the New York State primary on Thursday.
Salazar, who has been examined for her unreliable past in which she falsified her biography of a Jewish immigrant and lied about her rudeness in education, overcame Senator Martin Dilan, 16 years old.
The 27-year-old won a spot on the ballot for the 18th position of the Brooklyn-based Senate District of New York.
Democratic Socialist Julia Salazar, 27, won the state of New York on Thursday by defeating Sen. Martin Dilan
She beat Dilan by 58 percent to 42 percent, with 88 percent of the precincts reporting, according to Fox.
He will not face a Republican opponent in November.
His base campaign attacked his opponent for not helping the poor and stopping the gentrification of Brooklyn.
Salazar followed in the footsteps of the Democratic Socialists of the American member Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who defeated the ten-term Representative Joe Crowley in the Democratic primary of the United States Congress.
She was seen as a young, educated and politically active Latina who gathered the support of the millennial generation, as she hoped to represent the Brooklyn district.
She claimed to be Jewish, a graduate of Columbia University, and grew up poor for immigrant parents.
However, her reputation was discredited in August when her brother said she grew up as a Catholic, it was discovered that she never graduated from the Ivy League school, and grew up in a house by the sea with a maid and attended a private school in Florida. .
She was also previously accused of attempted bank fraud by the ex-wife of baseball star Keith Hernandez.