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.READ MORE: Judge Rules Mayor De Blasio, Former NYPD Commissioner Will Not Have To Take Stand In Inquiry Into Eric Garner's Death
Brown’s campaign claimed hundreds of people contacted the mayor to ask him to run and they offered financial support.READ MORE: Infant Girl, Mother Injured When Car Crashes Into Yonkers Store
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.MORE NEWS: 2 Abandoned Black Swans Rescued On Long Island
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.