“They clinched the Democratic primary nods in Bellevue, Carnegie, Duquesne and Wilkinsburg — and could become first-term mayors. . . .
“They won by defeating one (or more) challengers in the Democratic primary. They weren’t incumbents. As of election day, they had no Republican challenger for November (though it’s still possible for write-in and/or Independent candidates to join the ballot). Inspired by their family, their city or borough, and even by the president, these four women decided to run for mayor and break into the “good old boys” club of local politics.”