‘Black girl magic’: 19 black women ran for judge in Texas county – and all 19 won | US news | The Guardian

Democrats won all 59 judicial races in Harris county in Tuesday’s midterm elections. In one of the most eye-catching and significant results, the long-time incumbent Republican county judge, Ed Emmett – in effect, the county’s chief executive – lost to Lina Hidalgo, a 27-year-old first-time candidate who immigrated from Colombia as a teenager.

Source: ‘Black girl magic’: 19 black women ran for judge in Texas county – and all 19 won | US news | The Guardian