The fact that my candidacy & win was unlikely enough to generate excitement around its novelty proves my premises exactly.

Congress has been ~80% male, disproportionately rich, & deeply unrepresentative of the American public.

Wins like mine *should* be more common.They aren’t. https://t.co/qxhDCmINGu

— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) February 7, 2019