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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    Susan Ruiz

    Kansas House of Representatives
    Kansas
    Susan was one of the first two out LGBTQ members of the Kansas legislature!
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    Erick Russell

    Connecticut State Treasurer
    Connecticut
    Erick will be the first Black out LGBTQ statewide elected official in the country!
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    Dan Ryan

    Portland City Commission
    Portland, Oregon
    Dan will continue to bring important representation to Portland!
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    James Santana

    Montebello School Board
    Montebello, California
    James will be the first out bisexual Latino man elected to the Montebello School Board!
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    Shelley Santry

    Jefferson County Family Court
    Kentucky
    Shelley was the first out LGBTQ female Family Court Judge in the state of Kentucky!
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    Gregory Sargent

    New Hampshire House of Representatives
    New Hampshire
    Gregory will be an important voice for the LGBTQ community in the New Hampshire legislature!
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    Adam Scanlon

    Massachusetts House of Representatives
    North Attleboro, Massachusetts
    Adam will continue to bring LGBTQ representation to North Attleboro!
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    Judson Scanlon

    Arkansas House of Representatives
    Arkansas
    Judson will be a critical LGBTQ voice in the Arkansas legislature!
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    Melanie Scheible

    Nevada State Senate
    Las Vegas, Nevada
    Melanie will continue to be a champion for equality in Nevada!
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    Allison Scott

    Asheville City Council
    North Carolina
    Allison will be the first out trans person elected in North Carolina history!
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    Liz Sheehan

    Lexington City Council
    Lexington, Kentucky
    Liz is the first out bisexual person elected in Kentucky!
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    Amanda Shelton

    Oakland County Circuit Court Judge
    Michigan
    Amanda will be the first out lesbian judge elected in Oakland County!
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    Mike Simmons

    Illinois State Senate
    Illinois
    Mike will continue to be a strong voice for LGBTQ citizens in the Illinois State Senate!
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    Tony Simone

    New York State Assembly
    New York
    Tony will be a voice for equality in New York!
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    Jerry Simoneaux

    Judge Probate Court
    Houston, Texas
    Jerry will continue to bring important representation to Harris County!
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    Charles Skold

    Maine House of Representatives
    Maine
    Charles will be an important voice for equality in Maine!