Letitia James makes history as first black woman elected New York State attorney general

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nydailynews.com—New York City Public Advocate Letitia James Tuesday night made history by becoming the first black woman elected state attorney general. James, a Democrat, cruised to victory over Republican corporate lawyer and first-time candidate Keith Wofford. With more than 81% of the precincts reporting as...

Breaking Barriers, Letitia James Is Elected New York Attorney General. Ms. James is the first woman to be elected to the office, and the first black woman to be elected to any statewide office in New York.