Local and national LGBT groups said Wednesday they are endorsing Jennifer Roberts for mayor, citing her “unwavering” commitment to protecting gay, lesbian and transgender individuals.
The Washington D.C.-based Human Rights Campaign, Equality NC and MeckPAC, a local pro-equality political action committee, also endorsed candidates in City Council races.
For the at-large races, they selected four Democrats: Julie Eiselt, Braxton Winston, James Mitchell and Ryan McGill.
In the district races, they endorsed Democrats Patsy Kinsey (District 1); Justin Harlow (District 2); LaWana Mayfield (District 3); Wil Russell (District 4); and Matt Newton (District 5).
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Early voting for the Sept. 12 primary begins Thursday.