Only if he's a good gay mayor.
Sure A bad gay mayor is a bad mayor a good gay mayor is a good mayor. Sexual orientation does not make a difference except to homophobes. If the city council is homophobic, they will do their best to try to make him look bad, often at the expense of doing their own jobs and the city itself. Believe it or not, stranger things have happened.
I doubt anybody really cares. i also doubt it caused that big new casino to fail.
It didn't bother me. I gave my answer honestly.
What century is this question from?
Fair enough. I took your question the wrong way.