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Parker Pulls Ahead in Houston Race

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Houston's lesbian mayoral candidate is riding a wave of support -- a new poll has her leading her opponent by 13 percentage points.

A Rice University poll reports that Houston city controller Annise Parker leads former city attorney Gene Locke 49% to 36%. Should Parker win Saturday's election, Houston would be the largest U.S. city run by an openly gay person.

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Neal Broverman is the Editorial Director, Print of Pride Media, publishers of The Advocate, Out, Out Traveler, and Plus, spending more than 20 years in journalism. He indulges his interest in transportation and urban planning with regular contributions to Los Angeles magazine, and his work has also appeared in the Los Angeles Times and USA Today. He lives in the City of Angels with his husband, children, and their chiweenie.
Neal Broverman is the Editorial Director, Print of Pride Media, publishers of The Advocate, Out, Out Traveler, and Plus, spending more than 20 years in journalism. He indulges his interest in transportation and urban planning with regular contributions to Los Angeles magazine, and his work has also appeared in the Los Angeles Times and USA Today. He lives in the City of Angels with his husband, children, and their chiweenie.