Voters in Oakland Park elected two gay men to the city commission.

Mayor Matt Sparks was re-elected and Mitch Rosenwald, a social worker and university professor, broke through in his third attempt at winning a spot on the commission.

Aisha Gordon led all candidates with 6,335 votes, followed by Rosenwald (5,917), Sparks (5,883), Grecia Rivas-Smith (4,928), Steve Arnst (4,381), Robert B. Thompson (3,383) and Scott Herman (2,576). 

“So humbled and grateful for your support!” Rosenwald posted on Facebook. “I look forward to serving as one of your Commissioners in the Great City of Oakland Park! THANK YOU!”


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