Tag: city elections

Annise Parker officially files for re-election

Mayor Annise Parker Houston Mayor Annise Parker, the first openly LGBT person elected mayor of a major American city, officially filed re-election papers with the city clerk on Thursday. Parker is seeking a second two-year term...

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Natinsky gets endorsement nod from DGLA

REACHING OUT | Dallas mayoral candidates, from left, Mike Rawlings, Ron Natinsky and David Kunkle listen to a speaker during the Dallas Gay and Lesbian Alliance PAC endorsements screenings. All three of the major candidates...

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Carrollton Project hosts candidate forum tonight

Bob McCranie Bob McCranie sends along word that the Carrollton Project, a local LGBT group, will host a candidate forum tonight for Carrollton City Council and the Carrollton/Farmers Branch Independent School District. The forum...

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Burns, Hicks unopposed in FW council races

Fort Worth City Councilmembers Joel Burns and Kathleen Hicks are unopposed in their 2011 re-election bids. Yesterday (Monday, March 14) was the filing deadline for area municipal elections, and it’s official: Fort...

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Stonewall Democrats to endorse in city elections

JESSE GARCIA  |  Stonewall Democrats of Dallas Expired members of Stonewall Democrats of Dallas and LGBT community members interested in joining the organization need to renew or join by Thursday, Feb. 17, in order to...

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Hunt, Kunkle to visit LGBT groups next week

Former DPD Chief David Kunkle The Dallas LGBT community will have a chance to get up close and personal with one announced candidate for mayor — and another possible candidate for mayor — next week. Local activist Jesse Garcia...

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Scott Griggs is running for Dallas City Council

Scott Griggs Scott Griggs will announce his candidacy for the District 3 seat on the Dallas City Council on Monday, according to a press release we received this morning. We don’t know much about Griggs, but his publicist...

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Joel Burns’ speech heard around the world

Joel Burns, left, and partner J.D. Angle Mayor Annise Parker of Houston once joked, upon becoming the first openly gay person elected mayor of a major U.S. city, that municipal elections in Texas aren’t normally featured...

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