Charles Barron, a self-described member of the Black Panther Party, and current Democrat Assemblyman, is strongly considering a run for the New York Senate.
Barron has been urged by supporters to run for the vacancy left by former Senator John Sampson, who was recently convicted of lying to federal agents and could face 20 years in prison.
Via the Observer:
Does Charles Barron want an Albany upgrade?
The Brooklyn assemblyman, a Democrat and self-identified Black Panther, is contemplating a bid to replace former State Senator John Sampson, who was forced from office following a conviction on federal corruption charges last week.
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