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The female cyclist who flipped off President Trump the motorcade in the last year, the Republican incumbent, crashes in a local election in Northern Virginia on Tuesday.
July Briskman, 51, ran against Suzanne M. Volpe, a Republican, represents the algonkian Indian district on the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors.
Unofficial returns showed Briskman, with 52 percent of the vote after 99 percent of votes have been reported, according to the Associated Press.
FEMALE CYCLIST WHO FLIPPED OFF TRUMP’S MOTORCADE IS FOR THE OFFICE
The Republicans dominate the board in a different blue county, which has largely voted for democratic candidates in state and Federal elections. In 2016, Hillary Clinton, the County of 17 percent won points.
“We have worked hard to flip his seat and rush, an eight year incumbent,” Briskman, said in a statement. “I look forward to working with the new Board to make better decisions on schools, smart development, and gun-sense questions.”
Briskman launched their campaign for office after she was fired from a government contracting company for violations of the “code-of-conduct policy.” She had revealed to her bosses at the Virginia-based Akima LLC, that she was the woman in the column, and in a viral photo on social media who is flipping off President Trump was in the car.
July Briskman gestures with your middle finger as a motorcade with President Trump is in Virginia in 2017. (Getty Images)
An individual, in the name of Briskman, a crowdfunding launched campaign for you, raised almost $140,000 in donations, and Briskman sued unsuccessfully to the company for violation of their First Amendment rights. “We have a right to protest peacefully and criticize and express dissent against our government,” she told The Washington Post at the time.
“I think that the Constitution grants me the privilege,” she said.
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After her claim was dismissed, announced that she would run for local office, ” because I feel like I can no longer struggle successfully through the service in local government than by fighting a hard, unfriendly courts,” she wrote in a post on your crowdfunding page.