After two years
serving as president of the country's largest organized
group of gay Republicans, Patrick Sammon is stepping down.
in a press release that he told Log Cabin's national
board last spring of his intention to leave the organization
after the 2008 election. The Washington, D.C.-based
Sammon hopes to get back to his prior career as a
election behind us, it's a good time to make a
transition," Sammon said. "I have put my heart and soul into
this organization and I am proud of our achievements."
endorsed Sen. John McCain's unsuccessful presidential bid
this year, but according to the group, 75% of Log
Cabin's endorsed congressional candidates won
A national search
for Sammon's replacement is already in progress,
according to Log Cabin national board chairman Pete Kingma.
Sammon will stay in his position until the end of
January. (Neal Broverman, The Advocate)