All posts tagged "elections"

  • 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...

  • Off-Year Advances

    The off-year elections, normally a slow-paced night for national coverage, featured several ballot measures – including Ohio, Mississippi and Maine – that garnered significant attention....

  • Ebbin Elected

    Del. Adam Ebbin (D-Arlington) was elected as Virginia's first openly gay state senator Nov. 8, even as other politicians who oppose LGBT equality won victories...

  • Ebbin Wins Primary

    With the Virginia State Board of Elections offering unofficial results for the Tuesday, Aug. 23, primary elections, Del. Adam Ebbin appears to have won his...

  • Outspoken, Ep. 23: Special GOProud CPAC Edition [video]

    For this special edition of Outspoken, host Ebone Bell popped over to the 18th Street Lounge on Thursday, Feb. 10, for GOProud's ''The Big Party,''...

  • Slim Pickings

    I spent my Tuesday evening looking for bright spots. Not bright spots like, ''Thank you, Lord, for not sending Christine O'Donnell to the Senate or...

  • The Republican Wave

    Midterm elections often chip away at the governing majority's rule – sometimes casting out whole chunks of that majority. This year, however, a rough quarter...

  • In Lexington, a Sign of Inclusion

    In Lexington, Ky., Jim Gray -- currently the vice mayor of the city -- defeated incumbent Mayor Jim Newberry in an election that would have...

  • Looking Locally

    In the District of Columbia – a vastly Democratic jurisdiction – the real excitement is September's Democratic primary. When Vincent Gray secured the party's nomination...

  • Emboldened Bigotry

    The war on bullies is on. That's a good thing. Bullying is bad. Sadly, it's not that simple. We're competitive, violent creatures. We pet our...

  • Sidelining Spite

    Gay Iraq War veteran Dan Choi's attempted re-enlistment last week illustrated the determination to serve that is one of our strengths in our fight for...

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