MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Rep. Sheila Cherfilus-McCormick was sworn successful Tuesday nighttime arsenic the newest subordinate of Congress.
She volition beryllium filling the spot held by Alcee Hastings earlier his decease successful April, and volition correspond a majorly Democratic district.
Cherfilus-McCormick won 79% of the ballot successful a peculiar predetermination for the 20th Congressional District.
In her run she called for a guaranteed income of $1,000 a period for astir adults and an summation successful the national minimum wage to $20 an hour.
Her opponent, Republican Jason Mariner, inactive hasn’t conceded the race.