Winners and Losers in the 2013 Black Candidates' Ballot Box

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  • Letitia James, New York City Public Advocate
  • Kim Taylor, New Jersey General Assembly
  • Val Applewhite, Mayor, Fayetteville, North Carolina
  • 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

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.

(Photo: Courtesy of Val Applewhite for Mayor)

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