By CBSNewYork Team

BUFFALO, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — The mayor of Buffalo is calling for a write-in campaign in the November election.

Four-term mayor Byron Brown is seeking re-election, but he did not make the cut in last week’s Democratic primary.

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Brown’s campaign claimed hundreds of people contacted the mayor to ask him to run and they offered financial support.

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Brown says he’s not giving up and plans to continue his campaign.

“This election isn’t over. I’m running as a write-in candidate, and I am running to win this election. I am the person that has served this city in this capacity for 15 years,” Brown said.

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India Walton won the Democratic primary. If she wins the general election in November, she would become the first female mayor in the city of Buffalo’s history.

CBSNewYork Team