The informant WikiLeaks manning was a participant election to the U.S. Senate
WASHINGTON, January 19. /TASS/. Election Commission of Maryland on January 18 officially registered party of the election to the Senate of the U.S. Congress informant WikiLeaks Bradley manning, who had previously decided to have a sex change and is now named Chelsea.
According to information on the website of the electoral Commission, manning became the fourth member of the intra-party race among Democrats, the winner of which will fight for the place of a Senator from the state in November 2018 during the midterm elections in Congress. Manning pointed out personal data, your social networks and contact information.
officially on the ballot! ??? #WeGotThis https://t.co/xn4k74SZPc pic.twitter.com/5E10eN18eS
— Chelsea E. Manning (@xychelsea) 18 January 2018
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The candidate also reported this to his followers on Twitter by posting their photo with the caption “is now officially in the Bulletin”. 30-year-old Manning will have to fight with a veteran of American politics, the current Senator, the senior Democrat of the foreign Affairs Committee 74-year-old Ben by Cardinal. Previously, he has said that he is ready for a tough confrontation with their rivals. Politician first elected to the Senate in 2006, and before that since 1987 has held the seat of a member of the house of representatives.
Primary elections in Maryland will be held on June 26, the final vote will take place in November, when it will be re-elected a third of the U.S. Senate and the entire House of representatives.
Manning, who had the rank of private first class army, was arrested on a U.S. military base in Kuwait in 2010 that gave WikiLeaks more than 700 thousand military and diplomatic documents and videos pertaining to US military operation in Iraq. This was the largest one at the time the leak of classified information in American history.