Forget TikTok takeovers, this Gen Z gun control activist is taking over the political arena. This past Tuesday, Maxwell Frost won the Democratic primary for Florida’s 10th Congressional District, and now, the 25 year old is poised to be the first Gen Z member of Congress.
“I think this one shows the country, don’t count us out. Don’t count out young people,” he told NBC News after his win.
Frost has focused his campaign on “Medicare for All,” fighting climate change and anti-gun laws. He may be young but his experience is vast as a former organizer with the American Civil Liberties Union and March for Our Lives.
Frost beat out controversial former house members Alan Grayson and Corrine Brown, as well as state Sen. Randolph Bracy in the primary for the Orlando-centric district which is largely democratic. Rep. Val Demings previously held the seat and is now up against Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.).
Bracy, a moderate …