portland's historic mayor race

While our nation examines the possibility of its first female or black President, there's also another historic political race going on in Portland. This year, the city will elect its first gay or first Asian American mayor. Whoever gets elected—Sam Adams or Sho Dozono—it's going to be a very big deal: Mayor's race will make history. But while this is historic for the region's Asian American and gay and lesbian communities, as this editorial points out, neither candidate wants to be pigeonholed as "the gay guy or the Asian American guy."

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