Oliver Davis — the longest-serving black man on the town council in Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s hometown of South Bend, Indiana — has endorsed former Vice President Joe Biden for president, while saying that Mayor Pete’s trouble connecting with voters of color is a longstanding issue.
The Biden campaign proudly announced the endorsement by South Bend Common Council Vice President Oliver Davis in a press release Friday:
Today, Dr. Oliver Davis, the current vice president of the South Bend Common Council, announced he is endorsing Joe Biden for President of the United States. Dr. Davis is the immediate past president of the South Bend Common Council and one of the longest-serving African American South Bend council members.
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