Sawant: Fake progressives to blame for low primary showing
SEATTLE – Socialist Seattle City Councilwoman Kshama Sawant suggested fake progressive candidates are to blame for her vote total in the August primary election. In an interview that aired Sunday on “The Divide,” Sawant was asked whether her 36.7% showing the primary concerned her. “What happened in the primary was also a result of the fact that there was confusion for people because there were candidates who were running as progressive, but – ” Sawant stopped short.