Ilhan Omar wins primary race

Our neighborhood voted strongly for her, as did most of Minneapolis at large. The great exceptions were southwest Minneapolis, Downtown, and a tiny part of Northeast Minneapolis.

This tweet has a great map about it:

The tweet itself has this map in it, which is an entire history of how Minneapolis is divided economically, racially, and politically in a single picture:

Map of US Representative Disctric 5 (DFL)
Map of US Representative Disctric 5 (DFL)

Depending on the political leaning of the media you read she either struggled to win, won in a contested race, or handily beat opponents. All she has to do now is win in the main election and she’s off to another term on Congress, which is very possible as Whittier’s congressional district has voted Democrat.