All posts tagged "elections"

  • Stein Club Upholds Elections

    Members of the Gertrude Stein Democratic Club, the city's largest LGBT political organization, overwhelmingly rejected challenges to the club's Dec. 3 executive-board elections Wednesday evening,...

  • Stein Election Winners Strike Back

      [UPDATE: Due to a scheduling conflict at the John A. Wilson Building, the Gertrude Stein Democratic Club announced Dec. 19 that its “special meeting”...

  • Gay Community Joins Joyful Street Celebration of Obama Victory [video]

    President Barack Obama won re-election on Tuesday, November 6, 2012, beating his Republican challenger Mitt Romney. A slice of Obama's diverse voting base poured out...

  • Values Voter

    It's very unlikely that anyone who knows me would ever consider me a risk-taker. My nickname is ''Brakes.'' I'm like the babysitter who won't let...

  • The Choice?

    When Joe Biden appeared on NBC's Meet the Press May 6, many expected the former senator from Delaware, long known for his penchant for gaffes,...

  • Rooms with an Election View

    Next Tuesday night, Nov. 6, promises to offer plenty of live drama and entertainment, especially in this political city. And this town's LGBT and LGBT-friendly...

  • Obama & Romney on LGBT Issues

    MARRIAGE EQUALITY Obama: First president to openly endorse the right to marry for same-sex couples. Endorses marriage-equality ballot measures in Maryland, Maine and Washington. Opposes...

  • GOP's Hard Line on Gay Marriage

    The Republican Party reaffirmed their opposition to marriage equality earlier this week with language that was as harsh as it was expected. A week before...

  • Gay Libertarian Challenges Holmes Norton

    Bruce Majors's platform for Congress may raise some eyebrows: he doesn't have one. ''I don't think I need one,'' Majors says candidly. ''I'm not running...

  • On the Record: Ward 5 Candidates

    Read Metro Weekly's interviews with candidates and community members who are concerned about the upcoming Ward 5 special election here: ''Choosing a Candidate.'' NAME /...

  • Choosing a Candidate

    A month out from May's special election to replace former Councilmember Harry Thomas Jr. (D), Ward 5 residents are doing some candidate-shopping. The special election,...

  • Cendana Surges

    An out gay Asian-Pacific Islander-American brought together a coalition of voters, boosted by support from the LGBT community and labor, to beat out sitting Councilmembers...

  • Showdown at Stein

    Former Councilmember Sekou Biddle (D-At Large) and sitting Councilmember Vincent Orange (D-At Large), who replaced Biddle in an April 2011 special election, sparred over their...

  • LGBT Activists Reject Marion Barry, Yvette Alexander

    If elections were solely decided by the LGBT community, some incumbent councilmembers would be serving on borrowed time. Incumbent Councilmembers Marion Barry (D-Ward 8) and...

  • Down to South Carolina

    With a Jan. 19 debate – which follows another South Carolina-based debate held three days earlier – this weekend's South Carolina primary appears, nonetheless, to...

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