A hodgepodge of states that voted in primaries on Tuesday revealed a surprising amount about the state of Democratic politics these days.
In the Northeast, Democratic voters in two states made history: In Vermont, by nominating the nation's first transgender candidate for governor, and in Connecticut by positioning the first African-American woman to represent the state in Congress. The first Somali-American will almost certainly be headed to Congress from the Minneapolis area, and another Muslim, Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.), will stand for statewide office this fall.
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In the Midwest, the party opted for more traditional candidates to try to win the governorships in two 2020 battleground states, Wisconsin and Minnesota.
Here's are POLITICO's top takeaways from Tuesday's primary elections:aside">