working families party
The New York Working Families Party is enlisting Walton as a spokesperson and organizer.
Walton, a democratic socialist, defeated Buffalo, New York, Mayor Byron Brown in the Democratic primary, but Brown is running a well-funded write-in campaign.
The Working Families Party plans to spend at least $150,000 in the hotly contested Ohio congressional race.
Walton, who would also be the city’s first female mayor, ran on police accountability and addressing poverty in one of the country’s poorest cities.
The Working Families Party is rallying the left to stop former Gov. Terry McAuliffe.
“For a guy to start a political party called the Women’s Equality Party was just absurd,” a female former lawmaker said.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) is trying to wipe out a source of power for the progressive group.
The race in Massachusetts’ 4th District shows the dangers of a divided field for the left.
The Working Families Party and Justice Democrats announced a $500,000-plus advertising blitz to elect Democratic primary challenger Jamaal Bowman.
Criminal justice reform requires change in the “larger ecosystem,” said the former candidate for Queens district attorney.