WATCH: Black Republican wins Alabama Seat in Historic Campaign

Black Republican Kenneth Paschal won a legislative seat in Alabama House District 73 suburban district in a historic campaign.

“I truly believe that the Lord has called me to serve,” Paschal said Tuesday after his victory, crediting “God and country” as his two guiding principles.

Paschal said his victory in a heavily white suburban district shows that the GOP “is open to everyone.”

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