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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    Liliana Bakhtiari

    Atlanta City Council
    Georgia
    Liliana will be the first out queer Muslim elected in Georgia history!
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    Devin Barrington-Ward

    Atlanta City Council
    Atlanta, Georgia
    Devin will be an important voice on the Atlanta City Council!
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    Willie Burnley Jr

    City Councilor
    Massachusetts
    Willie, along with his slate, will form the first majority-queer city council for the first time in Massachussetts history!
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    Tiffany Cabán

    New York City Council
    New York City, New York
    Tiffany will be one of the youngest council members in New York City!
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    Christopher Coburn

    Bozeman City Commission
    Bozeman, Montana
    Christopher will be the first queer Black candidate elected in Montana history!
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    Shannon Cuttle

    Board of Education
    South Orange Maplewood, New Jersey
    Shannon will continue to be a voice for the LGBTQ community on the South Orange/Maplewood Board of Education!
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    Charlotte Kelly

    City Council at Large
    Somerville, Massachusetts
    Kelly will be the first queer woman to win an At-Large seat in the history of Somerville!
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    Nick Kor

    Minneapolis City Council
    Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Nick will be the first out queer Asian-American member of the Minneapolis City Council!
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    Kelly-Jeanne Lee

    Atlanta City Council
    Atlanta, Georgia
    Kelly-Jeanne will bring important representation to Atlanta City Council!
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    Dion Manley

    Gahanna Jefferson School Board
    Gahanna, Ohio
    Dion will be one of the only out trans elected officials in Ohio!
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    Rebecca Maurer

    Cleveland City Council
    Cleveland, Ohio
    Rebecca will be the first out LGBTQ+ woman elected to the Cleveland City 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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    Thu Nguyen

    Worcester City Council
    Worcester, Massachusetts
    Thu will be the first out nonbinary member of the Worcester City Council!
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    Alyssa Porter

    Jamestown City Council
    Jamestown, New York
    Alyssa will be the first out LGBTQ woman elected to serve Jamestown!
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    Game Changer

    Michele Rayner

    U.S. House of Representatives
    Florida
    Michele will be the first out LGBTQ member of Congress from Florida!
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    Carmen Rivera

    Renton City Council Position 2
    Washington
    Carmen will be the first openly queer Renton City Council member in history!