Al Lawson, a Moderate, Is Our Pick For U.S. House
Al Lawson, a moderate, is our pick for U.S. House
Democrat Al Lawson and Republican Glo Smith would both represent the 5th Congressional District well in Washington, D.C.
That’s why the Times-Union editorial board has endorsed each on separate occasions.
The board endorsed Lawson during his successful August primary challenge against incumbent U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown while Smith received our endorsement when she unsuccessfully attempted to unseat Brown in the 2014 general election.
But there are times when past experience should play a determining role in choosing between two candidates.
And the fact that Lawson is a former state legislator who spent 28 years in the Florida House and …