From Massachusetts to Florida, Haitian-American candidates ran in contested races for city council, U.S. Congress and civil court judge in the Nov. 2 elections.
Boston will have its first Haitian-American city council member in Ruthzee Louijeune, who was elected by voters citywide for an at-large council seat, according to results from Nov. 2.
Four New York City council candidates - Chi Osse in District 36, Rita Joseph in District 40, incumbent Farah Louis in District 45 and Mercedes Narcisse in District 46 - also won their respective general election races, unofficial election results show.
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