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Sen. Janie Ward-Engelking Rising Fast
In 2010, Sen. Janie Ward-Engelking lost her election by 7 votes. She persevered and, in 2012, became one of Dist. 18's representatives (the other being Rep. Phylis King). A couple weeks ago, she took her oath to fill the vacant Dist. 18 senate seat. Here's a good Q&A with her hometown