Houston Biggest U.S. City To Elect Openly Gay Mayor

Houston Biggest U.S. City To Elect Openly Gay Mayor

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houston-mayor-thumbnail.jpgIn another victory for equal rights, Houston became the largest U.S. city to elect an openly gay mayor, with voters handing a solid victory to City Controller Annise Parker after a hotly contested runoff.

Parker defeated former city attorney Gene Locke with 53.6 percent of the vote Saturday in a race that had a turnout of only 16.5 percent.

(Continue reading the AP story at NPR)

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