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Buffalo’s Next Mayor Will Likely Be A Socialist. What Does That Mean?

Fans stand for the National Anthem before the start of the game between the Toronto Blue Jays and New York Yankees at Sahlen Field in Buffalo, New York.
Fans stand for the National Anthem before the start of the game between the Toronto Blue Jays and New York Yankees at Sahlen Field in Buffalo, New York.

The mayoral race in New York City has gotten national attention, but now a race in upstate New York is making waves.

Nurse and community activist India Walton just won the Democratic primary — putting her on track to become the first socialist mayor to run a large American city since 1960.

What could her win mean for the future of local politics around the country? 

Copyright 2021 WAMU 88.5

Rupert Allman

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