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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the democratic socialist who defeated longtime Democratic congressman Joseph Crowley in New York’s 14th congressional district primary last month, is so popular she’s winning races she’s not even running in.

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As the New York Daily News reports, Ocasio-Cortez also won the Reform Party write-in primary in the neighboring 15th congressional district, receiving nine out of 22 write-in votes.

Despite the will of the people, she graciously declined the nomination, writing on Twitter:

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She will continue to be a candidate in the race she actually entered, where she is widely expected to defeat Republican Anthony Pappas.

Senior reporter, Jezebel

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