Tammy is the first and only openly LGBTQ member of the Senate
Tammy was elected to the U.S. Senate on November 6, 2012, winning a hard fought race and making history as Wisconsin’s first woman to serve in the U.S. Senate and the first openly LGBTQ member elected to the Senate.
In the Senate, Senator Baldwin is committed to working across party lines to strengthen the essential pillars of economic security for the middle class – investments in education and workforce readiness, quality health care for all Americans, building a strong manufacturing economy, and ensuring retirement security for today’s seniors and future generations.
Importance of Candidacy:
- Tammy is the first and only openly LGBTQ member of the Senate
- Will maintain LGBTQ presence in the Senate
- Is the only Democratic statewide officeholder in Wisconsin