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Dean Trantalis Wins Runoff to Become Fort Lauderdale's Next Mayor

Trantalis will be the city's first openly gay mayor

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    Dean Trantalis Elected as Next Fort Lauderdale Mayor

    Dean Trantalis has been elected to serve as Fort Lauderdale's next mayor.

    (Published Tuesday, March 13, 2018)

    Dean Trantalis has won a runoff election to become the next mayor of the city of Fort Lauderdale.

    Trantalis served in the city's commission for eight years. He faced off against Bruce Roberts for the mayoral position.

    "Congratulations to Dean Trantalis on making history in Fort Lauderdale tonight! Mayor-Elect Trantalis has a true passion for public service and fighting for civil rights," U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz said in a statement. "This is a massive victory for Broward County and the LGBT community nationwide."

    With all precincts reporting, Trantalis won with 64.57 percent of the vote compared to Roberts' 35.43 percent, according to the Broward County Supervisor of Elections.

    Fort Lauderdale Mayoral Candidate Dean Trantalis on Impact With Jackie Nespral

    [MI] Fort Lauderdale Mayoral Candidate Dean Trantalis on Impact With Jackie Nespral

    Jackie Nespral spoke with Dean Trantalis, who has become the Fort Lauderdale mayor-elect.

    (Published Tuesday, March 13, 2018)

    Trantalis will be the city's first openly gay mayor.

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