Winners and Losers in the 2013 Black Candidates' Ballot Box

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  • Bill Randall, Mayor of Wake Forest, North Carolina
  • John Campbell Jr., New Jersey General Assembly
  • E.W. Jackson, Virginia Lieutenant Governor
  • John James, Mayor, Midland, Texas
  • John Burnett, New York City Comptroler
  • Win Some, Lose Some
  • Toni Harp, Mayor, New Haven, Connecticut
  • Letitia James, New York City Public Advocate
  • Kim Taylor, New Jersey General Assembly
  • Val Applewhite, Mayor, Fayetteville, North Carolina

John Burnett, New York City Comptroller

Republican candidate John Burnett won some key endorsements for his bid to become New York City's next comptroller, whose duties include overseeing a $140 billion pension fund. He lost the race, however, to Democrat Scott Stringer, who received 80 percent of the vote.



(Photo: Courtesy of John Burnett)

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