Party Time: Black Democrats Running for Office

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  • Patrick Cannon, Mayor, Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Valerie Foushee, State Senator, North Carolina
  • Bakari Sellers, South Carolina Lieutenant Governor
  • Shirley McKellar, 1st Congressional District of Texas
  • John James, Mayor, Midland, Texas
  • Chris Tyson, Louisiana Secretary of State
  • Steve Brown, Texas Railroad Commissioner
  • Steen Miles, U.S. Senate, Georgia
  • Connie Stokes, Governor, Georgia
  • Ken Dious, 10th Congressional District of Georgia
  • Nina Turner, Ohio Secretary of State
  • Anthony Brown, Maryland Governor
  • Danatus King, Mayor, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Rick Wade, U.S. Senate, South Carolina
  • It Takes a Villiage
  • Val Applewhite, Mayor, Fayetteville, North Carolina

Bakari Sellers, South Carolina Lieutenant Governor

South Carolina state Rep. Bakari Sellers has served in the General Assembly since 2006. Now, the son of civil rights leader Cleveland Sellers and rising political star in his own right is planning to move up to lieutenant governor in 2014.

(Photo: Courtesy of Bakari Sellers)

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