ST. LOUIS, MO/ 06 Aug 20/ Protest leader Cori Bush ousts establishment Democrat Lacy Clay in Missouri.

SIGACT: Traditionally held political seats are rapidly changing. Increasingly incumbents are being unseated in favor of more progressive candidates.

RECOMMENDATION: Remain vigilant in local elections and responsive to community initiatives that remove funding for security and safety services. It is clearly a concerted national effort.

SOURCES: https://abc7chicago.com/cori-bush-protest-leader-missouri/6355227/

https://www.stltoday.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/political-climate-was-just-right-for-bush-to-topple-clay-dynasty/article_84370806-6e82-5a07-b87a-569af2782e0f.html