LGBT candidates tally big wins in Tuesday elections

Decision 2013 election logoBY LUCIEN MAE

Openly queer politicians across the nation won major victories in dozens of political races, demonstrating a new wave of representation and support for LGBT issues in the political sphere.

Major victories on Tuesday, Nov 5 include Washington State Senator Ed Murray’s defeat of incumbent Mike McGinn in the Seattle mayoral race, who will become the city’s first openly gay mayor, and the re-election of openly lesbian Mayor Annise Parker in Houston.


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