The Congresswoman and native Angeleno is the first woman to be elected mayor of Los Angeles.

Following primary elections in California, U.S. Rep. Karen Bass advanced in the Los Angeles mayor race to face billionaire former Republican Rick Caruso in a runoff in November. If she wins, she will become the city's first Black woman mayor.

Cavalier "Chevy" Johnson advanced to April's general election following Tuesday's primary election that whittled down the field of candidates to two. The acting mayor of Milwaukee could become the first Black person ever elected to that position.

Frequently citing Boston's racist reputation, Black Bostonians took turns explaining why they thought the city's voters continue to pass over qualified Black mayoral candidates.

City Councilors Annissa Essaibi George and Michelle Wu -- the top two vote-getters in Boston's mayoral primary -- advanced to faceoff in the general election in November, ensuring the city will elect its first non-white male mayor. She just won't be Black.

New York City moved closer to electing its second-ever Black mayor after Eric Adams was on Tuesday night declared the winner of last month's Democratic primary.


India Walton won the Democratic primary election against four-term incumbent Byron Brown in Buffalo, New York. Here's everything to know about the self-proclaimed Democratic socialist poised to be Buffalo's first woman mayor.

Voters in Fort Worth, Texas, could elect the city’s first Black mayor next month after Deborah Peoples garnered the highest percentage of votes during a general election to advance to a runoff election in June.

Elected officials dogged by scandal and tales of corruption is not an entirely new phenomenon. From the White House on down to small cities, state and local politics has evolved into game of wits, cunning, bribes, and oftentimes deceit. The most recent charges against disgraced former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick (pictured) – dubbed the “Hip […]