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After Socialist Stunner, Buffalo Mayor Assessing Write-In Odds

India Walton defeated incumbent Byron Brown in Democratic primary

(Newser) - Pressure is building on Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown to mount a write-in campaign in November after his stunning upset loss to democratic socialist India Walton in the city's Democratic primary. The Buffalo News has two stories to that effect— one saying that prominent business leaders are pushing Brown to...

Socialist Scores Upset Win in Buffalo Mayoral Primary

4-term Democratic incumbent Byron Brown refused to debate India Walton

(Newser) - India Walton is on course to become the first socialist mayor of a big US city in decades after defeating Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown in the Democratic primary. Walton—a 38-year-old nurse and community organizer who has never held elected office—defeated the 62-year-old four-term incumbent in what CNN describes...

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