A2: Mayoral Race

EDGEBoston picks up the news that the Michigan Democratic Party’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender & Allies Caucus and a group called Lesbians Opposing Lesko have endorsed incumbent mayor John Hieftje for the Aug. 3 Democratic primary over his challenger, Patricia Lesko. “Identity politics may be a formidable force in American politics, but they are not enough for gay groups in Ann Arbor, Michigan, to overlook allegations of deception that have been leveled at an openly lesbian mayoral candidate.” [Source]