WATCH: Annise Parker's Victory speech in Houston Mayoral Race
Here's the victory speech Annise Parker delivered after last night's decisive and historic win: "Parker coasted to a comfortable victory with 52.8 percent of the vote to 47.2 percent for Locke. Turnout was 16.5 percent."
Said Parker: "This election has changed the world for the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender community. Just as it is about transforming the lives of all Houstonians for the better. And that's what my administration will be about."
Watch, AFTER THE JUMP...