Saturday, November 9, 2013

The surprise winner of a Texas election has been criticized for misleading the mainly black constituents into believing that he was African American

Dave Wilson, a white Republican and anti-gay activist, beat Houston's 24-year incumbent Bruce Austin in what has been described as a "racially tinged campaign". Wilson won with a margin of 26 after he campaigned using flyers featuring African Americans and the message "Vote for our neighbor Dave Wilson".

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