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

Rick Wade, U.S. Senate, South Carolina

Rick Wade, a former U.S. Commerce Department official and Obama campaign veteran has tossed his hat into the 2014 South Carolina U.S. Senate race. His bid sets up an historic first: a race between two Black candidates for U.S. Senate, Wade and Sen. Tim Scott, who was appointed to the seat in 2012 by Gov. Nikki Haley.

(Photo: Courtesy of Rick Wade)

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