Tag Archives: 2013 elections

Body Language

New York City Mayor-Elect Bill De Blasio sat down with Bloomberg yesterday. Gothamist writes:  The people of New York pulled a fast one on Mayor Bloomberg last night, defying Dear Leader and electing his supposedly “racist,” “class warfare”-waging arch-enemy to replace him. So it should come as no surprise that Bill de Blasio got a very grumpy-looking Bloomberg this morning …

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NEW YORK CITY: Corey Johnson Easily Wins Chelsea City Council Seat

Openly gay and openly HIV+ former GLAAD staffer Corey Johnson scored an easy win yesterday, taking the Chelsea/West Village city council district of outgoing Speaker Christine Quinn by a massive margin. Johnson was first appointed to Chelsea’s Community Board 4 in 2011 and later became its chair. He is a former contributor to Towleroad.

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NEW JERSEY: Gay Republican Don Guardian Elected Mayor Of Atlantic Ciy

Openly gay Republican Don Guardian has been elected mayor of Atlantic City. “It’s very humbling,” said Guardian, who admitted he worried down to the last few districts as the numbers came in for the tight race. “Sometimes David beats Goliath,” the mayor-elect told supporters who crowded into the Tun Tavern to hear him claim victory. He joked about writing three …

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Seattle Elects Gay Mayor

Openly gay state Sen. Ed Murray was elected mayor of Seattle yesterday. State Sen. Ed Murray’s promise of a more collaborative leadership style carried him to victory Tuesday night, as voters signaled they were fed up with four years of Mayor Mike McGinn’s political brawls. Murray grabbed a commanding 56 percent of the votes counted on election night, compared with …

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Breitbart: Democrats Sabotaged The Cooch With The Libertarian Candidate

For months the Tea People have been screaming the Libertarian candidate Robert Sarvis is Nader-ing Ken Cuccinelli out of the governor’s mansion. Today on Breitbart: In an exclusive interview with Breitbart News on Tuesday, Wes Benedict, co-founder and President of the Libertarian Booster PAC that spent $11,454 to circulate petitions necessary to get Libertarian gubernatorial candidate Robert Sarvis on the …

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EW Jackson: God Made The Tea Party

God ignored Virginia lieutenant governor candidate EW Jackson AND his church when they fasted against the election of President Obama. But Sky Daddy snapped to attention after he realized what he’d done and immediately created the Tea Party.

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ST. PAUL: Crackpot Mayoral Candidate Calls Twin Cities “Sodom & Gomorrah”

From Wonkette‘s Docktor Zoom: While the mayoral election in Minneapolis has attracted a bit more attention for its wide variety of oddballs (especially lake-coffee man Jeff Wagner), St. Paul has its own stable of “characters” too. So here is St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman — the incumbent, which is something that Minneapolis does not have in its election — having …

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McAuliffe Leads By Seven In New VA Poll

Via the Richmond Times-Dispatch: Democrat Terry McAuliffe leads Republican Ken Cuccinelli 46 percent to 39 percent among likely Virginia voters while 10 percent back third-party candidate Robert C. Sarvis, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday, less than two weeks before the election. Though 47 percent of the voters say the federal government shutdown hurt the defense-heavy state “a …

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