Tuesday, February 24, 2009
Will the next mayor of Racine be Black?
And the plot thickens. First State Representative Robert Turner, an African American, and a veteran politician, announced that he would be a candidate for Racine’s mayor after former mayor Gary Becker was caught in a child sex sting operation at Brookfield Mall in Milwaukee.
In January, Representative Turner in a press release said, “I believe I not only have the tools, but the honesty and integrity to restore credibility and fiscal responsibility to the Mayor’s office in Racine.” He seemed to be one of the top contenders until bloggers started to question whether he planned to give up his state position if he elected.
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