Connections: Jen Lunsford, assemblymember-elect in the 135th District

Nov 19, 2020

The 135th Assembly District race was called Tuesday night, and Democrat Jen Lunsford won by a narrow margin. Incumbent Mark Johns, who was seeking a fifth term, led with 55% of the vote after Election Day. But after counting absentee ballots, Lunsford pulled ahead by 684 votes. She joins a group of young Democrats headed to Albany for their first term.

We talk to Lunsford about the state of the party and her priorities for the district. Our guest: