Claudia Lopez just got elected as the first female and lesbian Mayor of Colombia’s capital city Bogota.
She managed to capture 35% of the votes which turned out to be 1.1 million votes. Claudia Lopez beat out Carlos Galan by just over 2 percentage points.
“This is the day of the woman, we knew that only by uniting could we win. We did that. We united, we won and we made history!” – Claudia Lopez
Claudia Lopez promises to fight for equal rights for minority communities and battle against government corruption.