Fringe-party candidates for Bronx borough president say they are real challengers
[Fringe? I think not! At least I was interviewed.]
Socialist Workers Party candidate Roger Calero and Green Party nominee Carl Lundgren will face incumbent Ruben Diaz Jr.
ByDenis Slattery / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
Saturday, October 5, 2013, 4:20 PM
They have little money, less name recognition and no real chance, but these candidates refuse to call their bid to unseat the incumbent Bronx borough president a fool’s errand.
Socialist Workers Party candidate Roger Calero and Green Party nominee Carl Lundgren are challenging Ruben Diaz Jr. in the November general election.
Calero is a two-time U.S. presidential hopeful that mustered a little more than 7,000 votes nationwide in 2008.
Even though he does not have a website and has raised less than $10,000 in contributions, Calero says his campaign has been a success, even if his ideas are a little bigger than the borough.
“Our struggle did not start with…
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