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Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Lewis Reed V. Francis Slay: Top Ten Craziest Campaign Fights in Mayor's Race (PHOTOS)

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8. "Violence in Reed's camp Yesterday!!!"


So said the late-night tweet from State Senator Jamilah Nasheed, a vocal surrogate for Slay this election season.

Her tweet was apparently in response to some scuffle at a Lewis Reed fundraiser -- involving, it seems, no one actually directly related to either campaign.

Daily RFT's further investigation uncovered that someone was shoved -- maybe.

Full Story: Lewis Reed: Police Called to Fundraising Event After Dispute Escalates

7. The Grim Reaper of Radio Bob Romanik


Controversial radio host Bob Romanik, an RFT cover feature subject, inserted himself into the mayor's race by donating a lot of money to Lewis Reed. That move was important to the president of the Board of Aldermen, who has been at a fundraising disadvantage throughout the race -- and was also significant to Slay's team, who ended up highlighting his donations in a campaign attack ad.

Why? For starters, Romanik is a convicted felon.

Full Story: Lewis Reed: "Grim Reaper of Radio" Bob Romanik Top Donor To Francis Slay Opponent

Continue for more campaign controversies.

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