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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    Vernetta Alston

    North Carolina House of Representatives
    North Carolina
    Vernetta will be a voice for social justice in the North Carolina State House
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    Selena Alvarenga

    District Court Judge
    Texas
    Selena will be the first openly LGBTQ Judge in Travis County
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    Dan Arriola

    Mayor
    Tracy, California
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    Toni Atkins

    California State Senate
    California
    Toni was the first woman and first LGBTQ Senate President in California
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    Paty Baca

    District Court Judge
    Texas
    Paty will bring LGBTQ representation to the bench in West Texas
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    Kyle Bailey

    Maine House of Representatives
    Maine
    Kyle will be a critical voice for equality in the Maine State House
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    Adriann Barboa

    Bernadillo County Commission
    New Mexico
    Adriann will be the first openly LGBTQ member of the Bernadillo County Commission
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    John Bauters

    Emeryville City Council
    Emeryville, California
    John will continue to be a leading LGBTQ voice on the Emeryville City Council
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    Jasmine Beach-Ferrara

    Buncombe County Commission
    Asheville, North Carolina
    Jamie will continue to be an LGBTQ voice on the Buncombe County Commission
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    Sam Bell

    Rhode Island State Senate
    Rhode Island
    Sam unseated a long-time anti-LGBT incumbent in the 2018 primary
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    Jessica Benham

    Pennsylvania House of Representatives
    Pennsylvania
    Jessica will be the first openly LGBTQ woman elected to the Pennsylvania state legislature
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    Bryce Bennett

    Montana Secretary of State
    Missoula, Montana
    Bryce was the first openly gay man elected to the Montana legislature
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    Liz Bennett

    Iowa House of Representatives
    Cedar Rapids, Iowa
    Liz is the only openly LGBTQ member of the Iowa General Assembly
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    Kate Bishop

    Chula Vista Elementary School Board
    California
    Kate will be the first openly bisexual member of the Chula Vista Elementary School Board!
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    Brett Blomme

    Milwaukee County Circuit Court
    Wisconsin
    Brett will be the second openly gay man elected to a Wisconsin judiciary seat
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    Erik Bottcher

    New York City Council
    New York City, New York
    Erik's victory will preserve LGBTQ leadership in NYC