Winners and Losers in the 2013 Black Candidates' Ballot Box
Val Applewhite, Mayor, Fayetteville, North Carolina
Val Applewhite has not yet conceded the race to become Fayetteville's next mayor. The city councilwoman received 11,301 votes, or 49.34 percent, compared to her opponent's 11, 571 votes, or 50.52 percent. Provisional and absentee ballots, still to be counted, could take her over the edge to a victory.