Mayoral Race

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.

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.

A white mayoral candidate in Oklahoma who performed in drag and blackface as a character named “Pollyester Kotton” is now apologizing for what he categorized as “satire.” Bill Helton, a hair dresser currently serving as Elk City’s commissioner, told KFOR that he meant no harm when he created Kotton (yep, with a K); a character inspired […]

Luther “Uncle Luke” Campbell placed fourth in Miami’s mayoral election with just over 11 percent of the vote. The former front man of rap’s group 2 Live Crew, Campbell pushed a platform supporting the poorest communities of Miami. While critics of his campaign made light of his proposed “Stripper Tax, Campbell rallied support against police […]