Round-up of LGBT election winners
Tuscon, Ariz.: Daniel Hernandez, Jr. wins election to the school board.
Hartford, Conn.: Mayor Pedro Segarra easily wins reelection.
Largo City, Fla.: Michael Smith defeats anti-gay activist for city commissioner.
Indianapolis, Ind.: Zach Adamson becomes the city’s first openly gay city council member.
Iowa: Liz Mathias wins state senate seat in a special election. [Update: Not an LGBT candidate but her election is a victory for gay rights. Thx, RubyRed]
Holyoke, Mass.: Alex Morse becomes the nation’s youngest mayor.
St. Paul, Minn.: Mary Doran elected to the School Board.
Missoula, Mont.: Caitlin Copple becomes the city’s first openly gay council member.
Carrboro, N.C.: Incumbent Alderwoman Lydia Lavelle wins another term on the city council.
Chapel Hill, N.C.: Mayor Mark Kleinschmidt wins his reelection bid.
Chapel Hill, N.C.: Recent University of North Carolina grad Lee Storrow wins race for a seat on the Town Council.
Charlotte, N.C.: LaWana Mayfield elected the city’s first openly gay council member.
Chatham Borough, N.J.: Bruce Harris is “likely the nation’s first openly gay, African American, Republican mayor.”
Maywood, N.J.: Mayor Tim Eustace becomes ”the first openly gay non-incumbent to win a seat in the legislature.”
Cincinnatti, Ohio: Chris Seelbach becomes the city’s first openly gay council member.
Houston, Texas: Mayor Annise Parker wins reelection and avoids run-off.
Virginia: Adam Ebbins becomes the state’s first openly gay senator.
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