“There were only 1,069 votes separating Joe and me,” said Walles, whose take amounted to about 37% of the ballots. “I said, if I got more than 30%, I’m good.”
At the event, many of the candidates—whether running for reelection or seeking a seat for the first time—stressed the importance of fighting for more affordable housing, as well as more and better public transportation, and of continuing to build a progressive movement that addresses economic and social injustice.
Sanders’ revolution is certainly not the kind of armed insurrection that has been the dominant historical fact of the last two centuries, giving birth to nearly all countries in the world today.
There is phenomenal news for Bernie Sanders supporters in the 26th Middlesex House District, which covers significant swaths of Cambridge and Somerville.