Our Candidates

We work to build long-term LGBTQ political power by helping elect LGBTQ leaders at every level of government.

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    Ritchie Torres

    U.S. House of Representatives
    New York
    Ritchie will be the first LGBTQ Afro-Latinx Member of Congress
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    Maggie Trevor

    Illinois House of Representatives
    Illinois
    Maggie will be a critical LGBTQ voice in the Illinois House of Representatives
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    Tom Tunney

    Chicago City Council
    Illinois
    Tom has been a leading voice for LGBTQ equality on the Chicago City Council
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    Alex Valdez

    Colorado House of Representatives
    Colorado
    Alex will continue to be a voice for the LGBTQ community in the Colorado State House
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    Nancy VanReece

    Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County Councilmember
    Tennessee
    Nancy has been a leading voice for LGBTQ equality on the Metropolitan Council
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    Jenna Wadsworth

    North Carolina Commissioner of Agriculture
    North Carolina
    Jenna will be the first openly LGBTQ Constitutional Officer elected in North Carolina
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    Chris Walton

    Wisconsin State Assembly
    Wisconsin
    Chris will be the first openly gay African-American member of the Wisconsin State Legislature
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    Christopher Ward

    California State Assembly
    California
    Christopher will be a voice for equality in the California Legislature
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    Jennifer Webb

    Florida House of Representatives
    Florida
    Jennifer is the first openly queer woman elected to the Florida Legislature
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    Summer Wesley

    Oklahoma House of Representatives
    Oklahoma
    Summer will be a leading voice for equality in the Oklahoma State House
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    Chad West

    Dallas City Council
    Dallas, Texas
    Chad will add an LGBTQ voice to the Dallas City Council
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    G. Helen Whitener

    Supreme Court Justice Position 6
    Washington
    Justice Whitener is the first Black, openly LGBTQ, judge in the state of Washington
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    Scott Wiener

    California State Senate
    San Francisco, California
    Scott will continue being an LGBTQ leader in the California State Senate
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    Shanell Williams

    San Francisco City College Board of Trustees
    San Francisco, California
    Shanelle will continue to be a voice for equality on the San Francisco City College Board of Trustees
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    Matthew Wilson

    Georgia House of Representatives
    Georgia
    Matthew is the second openly gay man ever elected to the Georgia State Legislature
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    Brett Withers

    Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County Council
    Nashville, Tennessee
    Brett is one of the only openly LGBTQ elected officials in Tennessee
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    Brandon Woodard

    Kansas State Representative
    Kansas
    Brandon is one of just two openly LGBTQ members of the Kansas State Legislature
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    Peter Yacobellis

    Montclair Town Council
    Montclair, New Jersey
    Peter will be the first out member of the Montclair Town Council
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    Zach Young

    Metropolitan Council of Nashville and Davidson County
    Tennessee
    Zach will be the first openly LGBTQ person elected in District 10 of the Nashville Metro Council
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    JoCasta Zamarripa

    Milwaukee Common Council
    Milwaukee, Wisconsin
    JoCasta will be the first openly LGBTQ member of the Milwaukee Common Council