Morehouse College grads win big across country in 2018 mid-term elections

Morehouse graduates who won 2018 midterm elections (Image Source: Facebook/Morehouse Alumni Association)

Beyond a shadow of a doubt, Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia, continues to produce the world’s best in leadership, education and politics. This midterm election proves this, as 12 Morehouse Men won or retained elected office across the country. Whether it was mayor, city council or Congress, many in the halls of power will now encounter the best and brightest who are proud to have attended “Dear Old Morehouse.”

Here is list of Morehouse graduates who won on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018:

  1. Hon. Sanford Bishop Jr. ‘68 won re-election as Congressman from Georgia’s 2nd Congressional District!
  2. Hon. Roger Bruce ‘75 won re-election to the Georgia House of Representatives 61st District.
  3. Kirk Hatcher ‘88 was elected to represent House District 78 in the Alabama House of Representatives!
  4. Hon. Cedric Richmond ‘95 won re-election as Congressman from Louisiana’s 2nd Congressional District!
  5. Hon. Steven Reed ‘96 was re-elected as a Probate Judge in Montgomery, Alabama
  6. Hon. Torrance Harvey ‘97 was elected Mayor of Newburgh, New York
  7. El-Mahdi Holly ‘98 was elected as the representative for the Georgia House of Representatives District 111.
  8. Hon. Ebbon Allen ‘04 won re-election to Washington DC’s Advisory Neighborhood Committee Seat 7E03.
  9. Jeremy Brown ‘06 won election as Justice of the Peace In Harris County, Texas, Precinct 7 Place 1.
  10. Hon. Matthew Pigatt ‘09 was elected Mayor of Opa-locka, Florida
  11. Lincoln E. Barnett ‘11 was elected Mayor of Hughes, AR.
  12. Hon. Christopher Preston ‘11 was re-elected to the At-Large Position 2 seat of the City Council of Missouri City, Texas
Mo Barnes
Mo Barnes

Maurice "Mo" Barnes is a graduate of Morehouse College and Political Scientist based in Atlanta. Mo is also a Blues musician. He has been writing for Rolling Out since 2014. Whether it means walking through a bloody police shooting to help a family find justice or showing the multifaceted talent of the Black Diaspora I write the news.

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