Party Time: Black Democrats Running for Office

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  • 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
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  • Val Applewhite, Mayor, Fayetteville, North Carolina
  • 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

Danatus King, Mayor, New Orleans, Louisiana

New Orleans NAACP president Danatus King is challenging incumbent Mayor Mitch Landrieu in 2014. King believes "the current administration has neglected low-income communities such as the Lower 9th Ward and eastern New Orleans," Nola.com reports.


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