The surprise winner of a Texas election has been criticized for misleading the mainly black constituents into believing he was African American.

Dave Wilson, a white Republican and anti-gay activist, beat Houston’s 24-year incumbent Bruce Austin in what has been described as a ‘racially tinged campaign’.

Mr Wilson won with a margin of 26 after he campaigned using flyers featuring African Americans and the message ‘Vote for our neighbor Dave Wilson’.

‘I’d always said it was a long shot. I didn’t expect to win,’ the former fringe candidate told KHOU.

His flyers, designed using pictures he had found on the internet, also claimed he had been endorsed by Ron Wilson for the Houston community college seat.

Many in the area could have been led to believe the endorsement was from the former African-American state representative but the small print stated the Ron Wilson in question was the candidate’s cousin.

‘He’s a nice cousin,’ Mr Wilson told KHOU as he held back a laugh. ‘We played baseball in high school together. And he’s endorsed me.’

Political scientists have said it is unlikely that Mr Wilson’s flyers would have had much impact on his campaign, but the Democrat he unseated was not impressed.

‘I don’t think it’s good for both democracy and the whole concept of fair play. But that was not his intent, apparently,’ Mr Austin said.

He tried to counter the campaign by releasing flyers showing Mr Wilson and labeling him a ‘right-wing hate-monger’.

Mr Austin said he intends to call for a recount but analysts believe Mr Wilson’s victory will be upheld, putting him in office for six years.

Bob Stein, political scientist at Rice University, said however that the community college system covered by the election had come under intense scrutiny for insider deals and overseas spending.

He added that after 24 years in office, Mr Austin’s name should have been familiar to voters too.

‘I suspect it’s more than just race. The Houston Community College was under some criticism for bad performance. And others on the board also had very serious challenges,’ he said.

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  • Alexandra1973

    I don’t really see where he was being deceptive. Not his fault blacks aren’t the sharpest crayons in the box.

    • Non Humans

      I wouldnt even say theyre as sharp as crayons. Maybe as sharp as a wrecking ball….similar effects too.

    • Garrett Brown

      About as bright as a tool made of rock.

    • Paleoconn

      Didn’t Obama pull off the same stunt, ie. winning an election while pretending to be black? I owe props to vDare I think for this observation, Steve Sailer specifically I believe made that remark. I’d like to see a White liberal complain that he was duped into voting for Wilson, and a reporter to ask them but why would YOU vote based on skin color and more importantly specifically for a black?

      The blacks in Detroit elected a White guy, possibly to take the blame for 40 years of black leadership.

  • Kit Ingoldby

    So, black voters have been openly shown to be racists. And the White candidate who showed this up is the one who is not showing ‘fair play’……

    • Sick of it

      But the guy calling him a ‘right-wing hate monger’ was obviously a fan of fair play…

  • D.B. Cooper

    I live here in this area. I saw his reactions, which were totally unapologetic.

    • HamletsGhost

      He was a career politician who held that position for 24 years, and doubtless considered it his personal fiefdom for the rest of his life. Now he’s out on the street and has to get a real job.

      His meal ticket was snatched away from him, damned straight he’s angry.

  • dd121

    See, I said they were dumb.

  • St. Louis City currently has a black Aldermanic Board President who first won election to that office in 2007, defeating a white long time incumbent in the process, by sending mailings to white parts of the city that did not include pictures of himself or any clue or indication that he was black, and cherry picked the parts of his resume and biography that made him seem white.

  • Wilson’s commercial featuring KFC, grape drank and raucous laughter really sealed the deal.

  • Truthseeker

    This is funny at first glance, but when you really consider what it indicates about the mentality of the black electorate, there are valuable lessons to be learned here.

    • dukem1

      I doubt there is anything to be learned. The electorate had an opportunity to vote for a 24 year incumbent and chose someone else. That the winner had some flyers featuring Blacks in the pictures hardly seems unusual considering the election was in a primarily Black district.
      What this whole deal seems to indicate is that the electorate must have really felt the incumbent had run his course and chose the challenger. The challenger presented himself as being in the voters’ comfort zone. Hardly an earth-shaking political strategy.
      Nonetheless, given the current state of political discourse. it is pretty funny.

  • Jefferson

    I google imaged Republican Dave Wilson to see what he looks like. How the hell was it possible for Black Americans to mistake him for racially being part of their Bantu tribe ?

    They mistake Dave Wilson for being “Black”, but thought George Zimmerman was “White”. Are African Americans retarded ?

    • Bardon Kaldian


      • Non Humans

        Thats insulting to retards. Another reason I call them nonhumans.

    • dd121

      One out of four has an IQ of 75 or less.

      • Spartacus

        And the other three learned how to fake it or hide it.

        • Garrett Brown

          Have some percentage of white genes***

        • Jesse_from_Sweden

          One out of four has an IQ of 75 or less.
          Two out of four has an IQ above 75.
          And the last one was too stoned to show up to the test.

    • Brian

      The only googling they understand is looking at da white wimmenz.

  • Homo_Occidentalis

    Holder will find a way to make his life a living hell. The left can’t afford to let this go unpunished.

  • HJ11

    So, Blacks voted for him because they thought he was Black. Their mistake, but the real lesson here, as most of us here already know, is that we Whites must start voting as a White bloc for White candidates against non-White candidates.

  • dave

    whites should do this when filing out job applications. then sue them if they dont hire you for not being black.

    • OhWow

      I do it every time I have to specify race! Never any follow up questions. If they ever had any, I’d say “What are you racist or something?” and that would be enough to prevent any further questioning. Use it to your advantage!

      • dave

        good for you. everyone who is white should do it. we have to fight back any way we can.

  • IstvanIN

    Clever fellow, I must say. The anti-white press really dropped the ball on exposing this guy’s strategy!

  • OhWow

    LMAO! This is the story we always thought about and knew could happen. Blacks are so predictable and now they have egg on their face.

  • Spartacus

    So groids are so stupid, they don’t know ANYTHING about who they’re voting for, and they don’t care as long as he’s a fellow fighter in the endless gibsmedat guerilla warfare against Whites. Vermin…

    • Alexandra1973

      I remember a video from a while back, some guy was going around asking blacks what they thought about Obama’s pro-life stance (haha)…it was entertaining. I wish I could find it. It just went to show their glaring ignorance.

      • bilderbuster

        It was on the Howard Stern Show & they were also asked what they thought of Obama’s choice of Sarah Palin as his running mate.

        • SFLBIB

          I remember both of those clips. What a hoot!

  • Extropico

    What is really gratifying in this post racial country is to hear the liberals and the Congressional Black Caucus apologize shamefaced for this isolated incident of black hatred and racism.

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  • DaveMed

    I really don’t know why my comment was not allowed; it’s good comedy.

    This is one of Wilson’s radio commercials (warning: audio plays immediately) – http://davewilsonforhcc(dot)com/Audio/DaveWilsonRadioSpot1(dot)mp3

  • Mainstream media: Ignore the fact that black people vote along racial lines. Just focus on the White guy ‘manipulating’ the people who insist on voting along racial lines.

  • ograf

    Naturally he won. Put a picture of a black person, any black person on a flyer and he will carry the black vote. The guy he beat in the election looked like he was going to cry when I saw him. Just think, how many people will be willing to admit they were too dumb to know who they were voting for ? This is a win-win situation if ever I saw one.

  • A Freespeechzone

    I’m laughing so hard; it’s about time WE use the same tactics used by Libs to win elections…leveraging the stupidity of the electorate in the blindly following liberal areas.

    To Conservatives….watch and learn….