Opinions & Features Success Story November 05, 2020 at 11:32 am

Get to know the Black candidates who have made history in the 2020 U.S. Election

Mildred Europa Taylor | Head of Content

Mildred Europa Taylor November 05, 2020 at 11:32 am

November 05, 2020 at 11:32 am | Opinions & Features, Success Story

Marilyn Strickland for Congress - Marilyn Strickland For Congress
Strickland will become the first Black woman to represent Washington State at the federal level. Photo: stricklandforwashington.com

Marilyn Strickland

The former Mayor of Tacoma, Wash., won the open 10th U.S. House District seat in Washington, defeating state Rep. Beth Doglio. Strickland will become the first Black woman to represent Washington State at the federal level and the first Korean-American woman ever elected to Congress. She will serve Mason, Pierce, and Thurston counties for two years.

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