At least 21 openly gay or lesbian candidates running for seats on the city’s Advisory Neighborhood Commissions won their races on Tuesday. Most were incumbents who ran unopposed.
Their names, which were provided to the Blade by the Gay and Lesbian Victory Fund and some of the candidates themselves, are listed here along with the ANC single member districts in which they ran.
Kent Boese, 1A08 (unopposed)
Brian Footer, 1B01 (unopposed)
Robb Hudson, 1B11 (unopposed)
Mike Feldstein, 2B01 (unopposed)
Mike Silverstein, 2B06 (unopposed)
Mark Ranslem, 1B08 (unopposed)
James Turner, 1B09 (unopposed)
Katherine Gordon, 2F01 (unopposed)
John Fanning, 2F04 (unopposed)
Lee Brian Reba, 3C01 (unopposed)
Dan Bradfield, 3G06
John Paul Hayworth, 4C07
Joseph Martin, 4C09
Jose Barrios Jr., 5B04
Andy Litsky, 6D04 (unopposed)
Roger Moffatt, 6D05 (unopposed)
Alexander Padro, 6E01
Kevin Chapple, 6E02
Catherine Woods, 7C03
Anthony Lorenzo Green, 8B04 (unopposed)
Another two gay ANC candidates lost their races. They were Ward 1 civic activist Matt Abbruzzese, who lost to John Green in ANC 1B12, and Dupont Circle civic activist Jonathan Padget, who lost to Daniel Warwick in ANC 2B02.
Victory Fund representative John Klenert said there could be other LGBT ANC candidates who may have won or lost their races on Nov. 4 that are not known to the Victory Fund, which monitors and raises money for out LGBT candidates across the country.
(Editor’s note: This story has been updated to include the names of additional openly gay candidates elected to ANC seats. Names of others who wish to be added should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.)