Karoline Leavitt, a former White House press staffer under President Donald Trump, won the GOP Primary for New Hampshire’s 1st Congressional District against a crowded field.
The 25-year-old defeated Matt Mowers, another Trump administration aide, and Gail Huff Brown, the wife of former Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown.
“With about 57% of the expected vote in, Leavitt led the field with 34% of the vote, compared with 25% for Mowers in New Hampshire’s 1st Congressional District,” ABC News reported.
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy of California supported Matt Mowers in the race.
New York Rep. Elise Stefanik, the No. 3 House Republican, and Texas Sen. Ted Cruz backed Leavitt.
“Amazing job by Karoline Leavitt in her great New Hampshire victory. Against all odds, she did it