Gay woman tops Houston mayoral field

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The openly gay city controller and a former city attorney backed by business interests were the top vote getters in Tuesday's mayoral race in Houston. next: a runoff .

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Since: Dec 08

Toronto, ON, Canada

#1 Nov 4, 2009
The article is confusing. It says there were four candidates but one Republican. I assume it is non-partisan but candidate have a declared party preference for state and federal elections. Can someone clarify?

El Cerrito, CA

#2 Nov 4, 2009
An openly gay woman running for office in are incredibly brave, best of luck!

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