Lessons of the Buffalo, N.Y., mayoral election

by Ryan Lockwood, published on Workers World, November 14, 2021 Nov. 14 — Under normal circumstances, Buffalo’s mayoral election would have been little more than the 16-year incumbent Democrat Byron Brown’s coronation ceremony. But India Walton, who declared herself a socialist, interrupted the well-rehearsed proceedings with a stunning June primary upset against Brown. Both candidates are African American. Walton ran[…]

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