WED AM Update: Johnson says ‘symbolism isn’t lost on me’ as he becomes Milwaukee’s first elected Black mayor

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-- Cavalier Johnson told supporters he didn't run to become Milwaukee's first elected Black mayor in the city's 176-year history.
Still, he added, the "symbolism isn't lost on me."
With all precincts reporting, Johnson had 62,143 votes, or 71.7 percent, to 24,543, or 28.3 percent, for former Ald. Bob Donovan.
"This is an important moment in our city's history," Johnson said in his victory speech. "So I hope that all the Black and Brown boys and girls wake up tomorrow, and when ...

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