Tag Archives: race for Mayor

Harry Davis, seeking Green nomination for Rochester, NY mayor, explains why he is running and why labor should support him

Harry Davis, one of two announced candidates for the Green nomination in the race for mayor of Rochester, sent the following two statements to contact.ipr@gmail.com.

The first, on why he is running:

Why I am Running

Our City of Rochester has had three mayors in three weeks.

It is now Week Four, so we should be expecting a new mayor any day now.… Read more ...

Two independent candidates in race for Mayor of New Orleans

WDSU reports:

Marijuana Legalization Key In Jacobs’ Platform
Mayoral Candidate Pushing For ‘Social Change’

NEW ORLEANS — Independent candidate Jerry Jacobs says social change is the cornerstone of his political platform, and he’s pushing the legalization of marijuana.

Jacobs said legalizing marijuana will do for the city of New Orleans what ending Prohibition did for the country in 1933.… Read more ...