January 7, 2008

Bruce Kraus was elected is a Democratic member of the Pittsburgh City Council and is the first openly gay person to be elected to the council. He represents District 3 and the neighborhoods of  South Side Flats, South Side Slopes, Beltzhoover, Knoxville, Arlington, Arlington Heights, Allentown, Mount Oliver, Central Oakland, and Mount Washington.  He was elected to be president of the council in January 2014.