Hi ashishdara When he had run for mayor of cleveland in 1968,
Carl stokes won the election,proving that an african american candidate can be elected in a city in which african american constitute a minority of population
1)When he had run
for mayor of cleveland in 1968,Wrong.
Past perfect is wrong because it means Carl's running for mayor completed before Carl won the election. That does not make any sense. We just need a simple reporting sentence. --> simple past is better than past perfect.
2)He ran for the mayor of cleveland in 1968,and Wrong.
"and" is wrong. we do not need parallel structure here.
3)Running in 1968
,for the mayor of cleveland,Wrong.
Modifier "running in 1968" means Carl won the election while he was running. Running what? Be aware of the comma after "1968".
4)When he ran for mayor of cleveland in 1968,Correct.
5)In 1968 he had run
for mayor of cleveland,and Wrong.
"and" is wrong, we do not need parallel structure here. In addition, past perfect is unnecessary.
Hope it helps.
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