TITLE

Bronx Trail

AUTHOR(S)
Scheiber, Noam
PUB. DATE
August 2001
SOURCE
New Republic;8/27/2001, Vol. 225 Issue 9/10, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Looks at the New York City mayoral race of Fernando Ferrer. Reports on African Americans support to white candidate James Hahn; Information on race issues in constituencies in New York City; Focus on Ferrer trying to increase his support among African Americans; Role of Ferrer candidacy in future urban politics; Presence of more than 35 percent African Americans in the government jobs as compared to 15 percent of Hispanics; Information on Ferrer's candidacy hovering between 14 percent and 19 percent of registered Democrats; Failure of Ferrer to gain 20 percent in opinion polls among African Americans, in early campaigns; Reasons for Ferrer not able to gain African American support.
ACCESSION #
5032248

 

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