As we saw in the Houston mayoral race, anti-gay wingnuts pulled out all the stops to try to keep a gay candidate from winning. A local church even posted a "No Homo Mayor" billboard on their front lawn.
It didn't work in Houston and it didn't work in Gainesville.
Craig Lowe sent a special thanks to the entire Equality Team for helping make this victory possible:
"I would like to thank Equality Florida Action PAC for their tremendous help in my race. Not only did they endorse my candidacy early on, they also served as a watchdog against the lies about my campaign and put people on the ground to help get our message out to voters."This is good news.