CHICAGO
03/31/2011 12:44 pm ET | Updated May 31, 2011

Danny Solis LGBT Event Becomes Heated When Morfin Supporters Show Up

By Andrew Davis, courtesy of the Windy City Times

The food was hot--but the atmosphere at a March 30 LGBT event hosted by 25th Ward Ald. Daniel Solis became even hotter.

A political meet-and-greet that began rather routinely ended in a completely different manner at the Pilsen restaurant Ciao Amore as supporters of Témoc Morfin, Solis' opponent in the April 5 aldermanic runoff election, confronted the incumbent with questions.

About 75 people attended the event, including former city clerk candidate Marilyn Morales, 44th Ward Ald. Tom Tunney and Metropolitan Water Reclamation District Commissioner Debra Shore. There were also two tables occupied by Morfin supporters, who talked with this reporter about what they felt were Solis' shortcomings--often with the alderman standing right next to them. There was also at least one individual passing out Morfin flyers.

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