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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    Mark Takano

    U.S. House of Representatives
    California
    Mark will continue being the only out LGBTQ AAPI person serving in Congress!
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    Adrian Tam

    Hawaii House of Representatives
    Honolulu, Hawaii
    Adrian will continue to bring important representation to the Hawaii State Legislature!
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    Joshua Tenorio

    Lieutenant Governor of Guam
    Guam
    Joshua was the first out LGBTQ person to be elected Lt. Governor in the United States!
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    Brianna Titone

    Colorado House of Representatives
    Colorado
    Brianna is the first openly trans member of the Colorado State House
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    Omar Torres

    San Jose City Council
    California
    He will be the first out LGBTQ person of color elected to the San Jose City Council, a top 10 major city!
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    Ritchie Torres

    U.S. House of Representatives
    New York
    Ritchie was the first out LGBTQ Afro-Latinx person elected to the U.S. Congress!
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    Wanden Treanor

    Marin Community College Board of Trustees
    California
    Wanden will continue to serve as an important voice for the LGBTQ community in California!
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    Maggie Trevor

    Cook County Commission
    Illinois
    Maggie will be the first out lesbian on the Cook County Board of Commissioners!
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    Brad Trowbridge

    Circuit Court of Cook County
    Chicago, Illinois
    Brad will be a critical LGBTQ presence on the Cook County judiciary!
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    Mauree Turner

    Oklahoma House of Representatives
    Oklahoma
    Mauree was the first nonbinary person elected to any state legislature!
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    Alex Valdez

    Colorado House of Representatives
    Colorado
    Alex will be an important voice for equality in the Colorado House of Representatives!
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    Rae Vander Werf

    American River Flood Control District Trustee
    California
    Rae Vader Werf will continue to be a voice for equality in Sacramento
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    Michael Vargas

    Elk Grove Unified School District
    California
    Michael will be the first out LGBTQ person elected to the Elk Grove School Board!
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    Anthony Vega

    Lake County Clerk
    Illinois
    Anthony will be the first out LGBTQ+ member elected to county wide office in Lake County!
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    Julienne Verdi

    Voorhees School Board
    New Jersey
    Julienne will be the first out LGBTQ person elected in Voorhees!
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    Joseph Vogel

    Maryland House of Delegates
    Maryland
    Joseph will be an LGBTQ leader in the Maryland House of Delegates!