Massachusetts GOP picks pro-gay gubernatorial candidate with openly gay running mate
April 20, 2010
Posted by Andy Towle on Towleroad:
"The Massachusetts GOP picked Charles Baker as their gubernatorial candidate on Saturday, defeating convenience store magnate Christy Mihos in the primary. Baker is for marriage equality and has an openly gay running mate — state senator Richard Tisei.
"One point of contention between the GOP's team is Tisei's sponsorship of a transgender anti-discrimination bill, which Baker addressed after getting the endorsement (in video below):
"...Tisei came out publicly in November after anticipating the scrutiny that would come as Baker's running mate."
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