Adapted from IPR
According to the New York City Board of Elections, businesswoman Ivanka Trump, daughter of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, won the Reform Party’s primary election for U.S. Congress in New York’s 12th Congressional District.
Trump received 2 write-in votes. Three other candidates each received one.
The 12th District includes parts of Manhattan, Queens, and Brooklyn. Democrat Carolyn Maloney is the current representative.
The Reform Party of New York State is affiliated with the national Reform Party. In 2000, Donald Trump briefly sought the presidential nomination of the Reform Party and won the party’s California and Michigan primaries.
“If she wanted to run, I would stump for her,” says Nicholas Hensley, national secretary of the Reform Party, “I could support an Ivanka Trump candidacy.”
It is not known whether Trump will accept or disavow the party’s nomination. She has yet to respond to inquiries from Saturn’s Repository on Twitter.