History being made for the GOP in 2021 with Black Republicans winning elections

July 22, 2021

In a recent Alabama special election, 21-year Army veteran Kenneth Paschal made history being elected as Alabama House District 73 State Representative. Paschal became the first black Republican elected in Alabama since Reconstruction earning 75 percent of the vote.

Paschal: “I hope to be an example to all Alabamians that the Republican Party is open to everyone who shares a belief in freedom, self-reliance, fiscal responsibility, and opportunity for all.”

In Virginia, Winsome Sears made history by becoming the first Black Republican woman nominee for Lt. Governor. Prior to winning the GOP primary, she was elected to a majority Black legislative district and become the first (and still only) Black Republican woman, the first female veteran, and the first female immigrant in Virginia elected to the House.

Tanya Gould, a human trafficking survivor, is the Republican nominee for the House of Delegates in the 21st District of Virginia.

A.C. Cordoza, an Air Force veteran, is the Republican nominee for the Virginia House of Delegates representing District 91.

Ebo Entsuah won his runoff election to the Clermont, FL City Council, earning 68 percent of the vote and becoming the youngest Black American to serve on the council.

Two Black Republicans, Byron Donalds (FL) and Burgess Owens (UT) made history when they were elected to the U.S. House of Representatives.

Rep. Donalds hired a majority, minority Congressional office and pushed to join the Congressional Black Caucus.

Rep. Owens has been an outspoken critic of divisive Critical Race Theory, saying that recognizing Black patriots is a better alternative.

Mark Robinson is the first Black American in North Carolina history to serve as the state’s Lieutenant Governor, winning 51 percent of the vote.

Caleb Hanna was re-elected to the West Virginia House of Delegates earning 64 percent of the vote. In 2018 as a 19-year-old student at West Virginia State University (HBCU), Hanna was the youngest Black American elected to hold state office.

Julian Bradley was the first-ever Black Republican elected to the Wisconsin State Senate when he won his election with 60 percent of the vote.

Patrick Penn, a U.S. Army veteran, was elected to the Kansas House of Representatives earning 60 percent of the vote.

Samuel Snider was the youngest and first Black American elected to serve as Mayor of Willard, Missouri.

Daniel Cameron became the first Black American to serve as Kentucky Attorney General.

Edward Ford Jr. was elected to the Middleton, Connecticut City Council

Christopher Frye was elected Mayor of New Castle, Pennsylvania

Antwan McClellan was elected to the New Jersey State Assembly

Stephanie Mingo was elected Judge on the Franklin County, Ohio Municipal Court Environmental Division

Roxy Ndebumadu was elected to Bowie, Maryland City Council

Larry Pettiford was elected to the Suwanee, Georgia City Council

Tony Stewart was elected to the Kokomo, Indiana City Council