July 25, 2012 : BY DAVID MIXNER
Living in New York is, most of the time, a gift from the viewpoint of the voter. You get to cast ballots for great candidates. Even in contested Democratic primaries most of the candidates are progressive. Increasingly in some sections of Brooklyn and Queens we are seeing a conservative Republican official or two poke their heads up out of the crowd of Democrats. Overall, I consider myself lucky to vote in New York.
This coming election and the city elections following this year give all in the LGBT community – and the rest of New Yorkers – a great reason to feel pride while voting given these open LGBT candidates.
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