In 2020, Marie Pinkney unseated a multi-decade Democratic incumbent in a primary election for Delaware State Senate. She was able to convince voters to make a change during a pandemic, when traditional campaigning was challenging. How did she do it? And why take on what seems like such an uphill battle?
In this You Should Run Podcast, Delaware State Senator Marie Pinkney talks about the many issues that motivated her to run for office, from her work in healthcare as a social worker to the negativity brought forth by Donald Trump to issues like gun violence. When she was sworn in, Marie brought new, progressive energy and gained many friends along the way. How is that working now? What does she consider to be a successful time in office? And, of course, why should YOU run for office too?
Listen to this episode of the You Should Run Podcast to hear answers to these questions and more from Senator Pinkney, subscribe and share, and follow her on Twitter @Marie4Senate today.