MeckPAC, a lobbying group for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender residents, endorsed Mayor Dan Clodfelter in the Sept. 15 primary.
Clodfelter supported a proposal in March to expand the city’s non-discrimination ordinance to include protections for the LGBT community, though the ordinance failed.
MeckPAC, along with groups such as Equality NC and the Human Rights Campaign, have launched an effort to elect candidates who support the LGBT community.
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The groups did not make an endorsement for mayor Tuesday, but MeckPAC released its own voters guide Thursday.
The MeckPAC endorsement was thought to be a contest between Clodfelter and former county commissioner Jennifer Roberts. Roberts also said she supported the entire non-discrimination ordinance, including a provision that would allow transgender people to use the bathroom of their choice.
MeckPAC also endorsed James Mitchell, Billy Maddalon. Julie Eiselt and Vi Lyles for the four at-large City Council seats.