Republican mayoral candidate in North Carolina says to vote for her because she’s white

Republican mayoral candidate in North Carolina says to vote for her because she’s whiteA candidate for mayor in Charlotte, North Carolina has deactivated her Facebook account after listing being “white” as one of her qualifications to run the city. Kimberley Paige Barnette, the 53-year-old running for mayor, was quickly rebuked by the chairman of the North Carolina Republican Party, and was forced to apologise for the remarks. “VOTE FOR ME!” Ms Barnette wrote on her Facebook page, according to the Charlotte Observer.



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