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All five gay candidates lost in Fort Lauderdale

From Naked Politics blog:

The gay community was fired up politically after feuding with Fort Lauderdale Mayor Jim Naugle in 2007, but that didn't translate to success at the polls.

Coleman Prewitt's loss last night in a district City Commission race in Fort Lauderdale means that all five gay candidates lost in the February and March elections. Michael Albetta, president of the gay group Dolphin Democrats, says that gay candidates lost to better-known or financed opponents -- not because they were gay.

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