||Salt Lake City may have lesbian mayor
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Jackie Biskupski is on the edge of making history, with the out lesbian leading incumbent Ralph Becker in a race to become the new mayor of Salt Lake City, Utah, according to KSL.com .
At last mention ( Nov. 3 ), Biskupski was leading 52.2 percent to 47.8 percent. According to Advocate.com, no further results will be released until after a Nov. 17 canvass.
Biskupski was the first openly LGBT person in the state legislature and now stands to make history in Salt Lake City as its first LGBT mayor and only the second woman to hold the post.
On her Facebook page Nov. 4, she stated, "I am deeply humbled by the support and trust I have received from the people of Salt Lake City. Our message is clearly resonating with the voters, but we must wait until the final vote is certified on November 17th to claim victory."
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