St. Louis May Get Its First Openly Gay Alderman

cohn“Shane Cohn won his Democratic primary last night to represent Ward 25 on the St. Louis, Missouri Board of Aldermen. Cohn faces one independent opponent in the April 7th general election and could become the first openly gay alderman in the city’s history. Cohn, 28, faced three opponents in the Democratic primary but won 46.25% of the vote to advance to the general election.” [Gay Politics]