Salt Lake City’s First Openly Gay Mayor Takes Office With Fiancée By Her Side

Amanda Terkel | Huffington Post | January 6, 2016

Rick Bowmer/Associated Press
Jackie Biskupski is Salt Lake City’s first openly gay mayor.


Jackie Biskupski was sworn in as Salt Lake City’s new mayor Monday, becoming the first openly gay person to hold that position.

Biskupski, a Democrat, won 52 percent of the vote in November.

“Today is not just about making history,” Biskupski, 49, said after being elected. “It is about people. It is about effecting change.”

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