Houston GLBT Political Caucus PAC Issues Endorsements in 2013 Races

150 members of the Houston GLBT Political Caucus met on Saturday to consider endorsements in the November 5, 2013 Houston municipal races and races for Houston Independent School District and Houston Community College System.  

Mayor Annise Parker and 25 other candidates attended the four-hour meeting, during which candidate qualifications, campaigns, and support of equality issues were discussed and debated at length.  All eligible candidates previously completed an extensive candidate questionnaire and sat for an interview with members of the Caucus Screening Committee.

“As always, our members engaged in spirited and passionate debate over which candidates are best equipped to serve Houstonians and the GLBT community.” said Caucus President Noel Freeman.  “It is a very difficult process when you have so many great candidates competing for our support.”

 The full list of endorsed candidates is as follows:

Mayor
Annise D. Parker
Controller
Ronald C. Green
City Council, District B
Jerry Davis
City Council, District C
Ellen Cohen
City Council, District D
Assata Richards
City Council, District H
Ed Gonzalez
City Council, District I
Graciana "Graci" Garces
City Council, District J
Mike Laster
City Council, District K
Larry Green
City Council, At-Large Position 1
Stephen C. Costello
City Council, At-Large Position 2
David W. Robinson
City Council, At-Large Position 3
Jenifer Rene Pool
City Council, At-Large Position 4
C.O. "Brad" Bradford
City Council, At-Large Position 5
Jack Christie
Houston ISD Trustee District 1
Anna Eastman
Houston Community College
System Trustee District I
Zeph Capo

 

The Houston GLBT Political Caucus was founded in 1975 and is the oldest GLBT civil rights organization in the South.

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commented 2013-09-05 10:17:19 -0500 · Flag
Great list! And, now we can add Anne Sung to the endorsed list in Houston ISD Trustee District 7. Congratulations, Anne!