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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    Heather Carruthers

    Monroe County Board of Commissioners
    Key West, Florida
    Heather has been a key LGBTQ voice in South Florida
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    Julie Carson

    Mayor of Wilton Manors
    Wilton Manors, Florida
    Julie sits on the only all-LGBTQ city council in the US, and is now running for mayor
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    Steve Glassman

    Fort Lauderdale City Commission
    Fort Lauderdale, Florida
    Steven will continue to be a voice for equality on the Fort Lauderdale Commission
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    Carlos Guillermo Smith

    Florida House of Representatives
    Florida
    Carlos is the first openly LGBTQ Latino elected to the Florida House of Representatives
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    Joshua Hicks

    Florida House of Representatives
    Florida
    Joshua will be a critical LGBTQ voice in the Florida State House
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    Teri Johnston

    Mayor of Key West
    Key West, Florida
    Teri is one of Florida's first lesbian mayors
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    Shevrin Jones

    Florida State Senate
    Florida
    Shevrin will be the first openly LGBTQ Florida state Senator!
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    Ricky Junquera

    Florida House of Representatives
    Florida
    Ricky will be a voice for equality in the Florida House of Representatives
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    Daniel McDow

    West Melbourne City Council
    Florida
    Daniel will be the first LGBTQ member of the West Melbourne City Council!
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    Jimmy Midyette

    Duval County Clerk of the Courts
    Florida
    Jimmy will be the first LGBTQ candidate elected county-wide in Duval County
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    Lesa Peerman

    Margate City Commission
    Margate, Florida
    Lesa will be the only LGBTQ member of the city commission
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    Michele Rayner

    Florida House of Representatives
    Florida
    Michele will be the first Black Queer woman elected to the Florida legislature!
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    Mitch Rosenwald

    Oakland Park City Commission
    Florida
    Mitch will be yet another strong voice for equality in South Florida!
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    Beau Simon

    Broward County Soil and Water Supervisor
    Florida
    Beau will become Florida's Youngest Elected LBGTQ official to hold public office!
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    Matthew Sparks

    Oakland Park City Commission
    Florida
    Matthew will continue to be a strong voice for equality and leader in his community!
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    Dean Trantalis

    Mayor of Ft. Lauderdale Mayor
    Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
    Dean is the first openly LGBTQ mayor of Fort Lauderdale.