The Paula Basta / Kelly Cassidy question
Wed. March 7, 2012 9:56 AM by GoPride.com News Staff
paula basta (left), kelly cassidy (right)
The 14 District race for state representative: the most-watched campaign battle in Chicago's LGBT community this season
Paula Basta and recent appointee Kelly Cassidy will face off in a winner-take-all Democratic primary March 20.
Voters will be choosing between two longtime community activists, both of whom support marriage equality, boast records of fighting for LGBT people and offer a progressive agenda. The race has divided a community that often throws its weight behind the out gay candidate, and it has become the most-watched campaign battle in Chicago's LGBT community this season.
Kate Sosin interviews both candidates for the Windy City Times:
Paula Basta on priorities, campaign strengths
Kelly Cassidy on marriage, activism
The Windy City Times is Chicago's only LGBT newspaper.