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Liz Watson conquers Canon, will challenge Hollingsworth for 9th Congressional District

Liz Watson, a Democratic candidate for the 9th Congressional District, addresses the audience on her platform beliefs. Watson informed the audience on what she wanted to fight for in Congress, such as equal opportunity for all Americans and the raise of pay for the working class.

Politico has called the 2018 Democratic primary for the 9th Congressional District for Liz Watson, who has now defeated opponents Dan Canon and Rob Chatlos.


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Liz Watson hugs a supporter Tuesday, May 8, inside Nick's English Hut. Watson's campaign had a vote count party inside Nick's English Hut to watch votes come in.  Matt Begala


As of 7:51 p.m. Tuesday Liz Watson had 10,513 votes to Canon's 7,256 and Chatlos' 604 votes, according to Politico. 

Watson is set to challenge Rep. Trey Hollingsworth, R-9th, for his U.S. congressional seat come November.

Read more about Primary election night with the Watson campaign here and find background on Liz Watson here.

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