First published in The Grio.
As political campaigns for the 2024 election are already underway, it’s easy to forget that Tuesday is also an important off-year election for millions of Americans.
In states across the country, voters will cast their ballots on Nov. 7 to elect their state representatives and local board members, determining which political party will have control in the coming years.
Markus Batchelor, national political director at People For the American Way, told the Grio there would be “no confusion” about where Black voters stand in the gubernatorial race.
However, he said generally, it’s important that Black conservative candidates like Cameron, who do not align with the needs and concerns of Black Americans, not “draw from the pot of Black voters.”
“We saw more, for instance, Black men support Trump…,” said Batchelor, adding, “The Democratic Party has to get real about engaging Black men, in particular, in a more meaningful way.”
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