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Author Topic: Socialist and "antipolice brutality organizer" wins dem mayor primary in Buffalo  (Read 198 times)

WLJ

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Looks like Buffalo could be going full left coast

India Walton claims upset in Buffalo mayoral race; Byron Brown pins hopes on absentees
https://buffalonews.com/news/local/india-walton-claims-upset-in-buffalo-mayoral-race-byron-brown-pins-hopes-on-absentees/article_0effac1a-d2e3-11eb-af3c-4be5cacd07aa.html?utm_campaign=snd-autopilot&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter_


India Walton – ‘a socialist, anti-police brutality organizer’ – appears to have won the Dem primary for Buffalo mayor
https://twitchy.com/gregp-3534/2021/06/23/india-walton-a-socialist-anti-police-brutality-organizer-appears-to-have-won-the-dem-primary-for-buffalo-mayor/

6 priorities India Walton outlined in her campaign for Buffalo mayor
https://buffalonews.com/news/local/government-and-politics/6-priorities-india-walton-outlined-in-her-campaign-for-buffalo-mayor/article_14acb824-d3d8-11eb-be66-332b245c9e11.html#tracking-source=article-related-bottom

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2. Cutting an additional $7.5 million from the Buffalo Police Department budget by removing police from mental health calls and from minor traffic enforcement duties.

3. Reallocating police funding to reduce crime through youth employment, living-wage jobs, safe and stable affordable housing and improving the education system.
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Looks like a mixed bag.  Stuff like #2 and #5 below are things some people will like, but it likely won't be overall good.  Just shows the existing leadership isn't exactly pro-freedom.

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5. The removal of controversial school zone speed cameras near Buffalo schools.
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