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
    North Carolina
    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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    Paty Baca

    District Court Judge
    Texas
    Paty will bring LGBTQ representation to the bench in West Texas
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    Becca Balint

    Vermont State Senate
    Vermont
    Becca will continue serving as the first openly LGBTQ person in Vermont history to lead either legislative chamber!
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    Jasmine Beach-Ferrara

    Buncombe County Commission
    Asheville, North Carolina
    Jamie will continue to be an LGBTQ voice on the Buncombe County Commission
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    Kelly Boyer

    Executive Council
    New Hampshire
    Kelly will be the first openly LGBTQ woman on the New Hampshire Executive Council
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    Sara Burlingame

    Wyoming House of Representatives
    Cheyenne, Wyoming
    Sara is a critical LGBTQ voice in Wyoming
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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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    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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    Kelly Cassidy

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

    California State Assembly
    California
    Sabrina will continue to be a voice for equality in the California State Assembly
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    Tara Clark Newberry

    District Court Judge Department 21
    Nevada
    Tara will be the first openly LGBTQ district court judge in Clark County history
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    Jo Comerford

    Massachusetts State Senator
    Massachusetts
    Jo will continue to be an essential voice for LGBTQ equality!
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    Cathy Connolly

    Wyoming House of Representatives
    Wyoming
    Cathy is the top-ranking Democrat in the Wyoming State House