The Sad Thing About Aramis Ayala, Randolph Bracy and Natalie Jackson Competing For The Same Office, Is...
By Lawrence A Robinson
The sad thing about Aramis Ayala, Randolph Bracy and Natalie Jackson competing for the same political office is that only one could win. Wouldn't it be great, if we could change the rules for instances like this? Instances where there are three phenomenal candidates for the same office we should be able to cancel the election and make room for all three in Congress. Otherwise, we may lose two of them forever.
If past local election activity can forecast future activity, Black candidate history indicates that after an election, the candidates that didn't win will probably drop out of sight for awhile and take their supporters with them which will set the winner on a path filled with unnecessary struggle or even failure.