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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    Jonathan Melton

    Raleigh City Council
    Raleigh, North Carolina
    Jonathan will continue to be a strong voice for equality in Raleigh!
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    Rebecca Miller

    Somerville City Council
    Massachusetts
    Becca will be the first out LGBTQ leader elected to serve Ward 7!
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    Heather Mizeur

    U.S, House of Representatives
    Maryland
    Heather will be the first openly LGBTQ member of Congress from Maryland!
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    Mariah Moore

    New Orleans City Council
    New Orleans, Louisiana
    Mariah will be the first out transgender candidate elected to public office in Louisiana!
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    Alex Myers

    Hatboro Borough Council Member
    Hartboro, Pennsylvania
    Alex will be the first openly LGBT member of the Borough Council
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    Sheila Nezhad

    Mayor of Minneapolis
    Minnesota
    Sheila will be the first openly LGBTQ Mayor in Minnesota
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    Ryan O’Malley

    Malden City Council
    Massachusetts
    Ryan will continue to be a strong leader for equality in Malden!
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    Xander Orenstein

    Magisterial District Judge
    Oregon
    Xander will be the first openly non-binary elected official in Pennsylvania and the first openly non-binary member of the US Judiciary!
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    Chi Ossé

    New York City Council
    New York City, New York
    Chi will be the youngest person ever elected to the New York City Council!
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    Larry Palm

    Dane County Board of Supervisors
    Wisconsin
    Larry will continue to be a champion for equality in Dane County!
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    Chris Pappas

    U.S. House of Representatives
    New Hampshire
    Chris was the first out LGBTQ person elected to the U.S. Congress from New Hampshire!
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    Dontae Payne

    Olympia City Council
    Washington
    Dontae will be the first Black man ever elected to the Olympia City Council!
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    Michael Poppa

    Roeland Park City Council
    Kansas
    Michael will bring important representation to Roeland Park!
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    Alyssa Porter

    Jamestown City Council
    New York
    Alyssa will be the first out LGBTQ woman elected to serve Jamestown!
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    Neil Rafferty

    Alabama House of Representatives
    Alabama
    Neil is the only out LGBTQ official in Alabama
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    Janani Ramachandran

    State Assembly District 18
    Janani will be California's first LGBT API female-identified legislator!