Authored by: Stephen Babcock and Christopher Wink, Technical.ly Baltimore
With Stephanie Rawlings-Blake’sannouncement that she won’t seek re-election, the 2016 Baltimore mayor’s race could become a free-for-all. If the technology and entrepreneurship community wants to continue gaining influence and having a role in effecting change, putting a candidate in the race may be a good way to ensure a strong voice.
Set to fall on the anniversary of the unrest and riots that followed Freddie Gray’s funeral, the 2016 Democratic primary race is already shaping up to provide a big-picture debate about the future of Baltimore, and a sounding board for ideas about solving the long-term structural inequalities that the unrest spotlighted.
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