Archive for February 10th, 2005

10th February

First Published in The New York Sun, February 10, 2005

By Andrew Wolf

The mayoral candidacy of C.Virginia Fields is suddenly much more compelling with the withdrawal of Council Member Charles Barron from the race, and his surprise and immediate endorsement of Ms. Fields.
It is no shock that Mr. Barron has left the race.He has raised little money and he is compelled to give up his Council seat to run for another office this year. But the support he offers Ms. Fields solidifies her claim to the African-American electorate in this race.