Former Housing Court Judge Jorge Elorza squeaked by City Council President Michael Solomon in the Democratic primary for mayor on Tuesday night.
The political newcomer joined Eyewitness News Anchor Patrick Little in studio just hours after his victory to talk about his plans for the next two months.
“I’m very excited about yesterday’s victory, our supporters are very excited as well, but we know the real work begins right now,” he said.
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Elorza said throughout his campaign he’s learned that Providence has all of the resources it needs to be nothing less than world class.
“The elections last night show Providence and Rhode Island are ready for new leadership, ready for new ideas, and ready for a new vision.”
Click the video above to watch Eyewitness News Anchor Patrick Little’s extended interview with Jorge Elorza.