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
    Vernetta will be a voice for social justice in the North Carolina State House
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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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    JoAnna Bautch

    Wisconsin State Assembly
    Wisconsin
    JoAnna will be the third LGBTQ Latinx woman in the state assembly
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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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    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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    Chelsey Branham

    Oklahoma House of Representatives
    Oklahoma
    Chelsey will be the only openly LGBTQ member of the Oklahoma House of Representatives
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    Harry Bronson

    New York State Assembly
    New York
    Harry is the first upstate member of the New York state legislature
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    Kristen Browde

    New York State Assembly
    New York
    Kristen will be the first openly trans person elected in New York
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    Lisa Bunker

    New Hampshire House of Representatives
    New Hampshire
    Lisa will be one of the first re-elected trans state legislators in the United States
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    Deb Butler

    North Carolina House of Representatives
    North Carolina
    Deb is a powerful voice for equality in the North Carolina State House
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    Stephanie Byers

    Kansas House of Representatives
    Kansas
    Stephanie will be the first openly trans member of the Kansas State Legislature
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    Gerri Cannon

    New Hampshire House of Representatives
    New Hampshire
    Gerri is one of the first openly trans people to be elected and serve in the New Hampshire state legislature
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    Park Cannon

    Georgia House of Representatives
    Georgia
    Park is one of only three openly LGBTQ women serving in the Georgia House of Representatives
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    Andres Cano

    Arizona House of Representatives
    Arizona
    Andrés Cano is Arizona’s youngest LGBTQ state lawmaker
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    Kelly Cassidy

    Illinois House of Representatives
    Illinois
    Kelly is the only openly LGBTQ woman in the Illinois state legislature