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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    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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    Christopher Coburn

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

    Worcester City Council
    Worcester, Massachusetts
    Thu will be the first out nonbinary member of the Worcester City Council!
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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!
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    Danica Roem

    Virginia House of Delegates
    Virginia
    Danica will continue to break barriers and serve the people of Virginia!
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    Sarah Salem

    Poughkeepsie Common Council
    Poughkeepsie, New York
    Sarah will continue to make history as the first out nonbinary elected leader in New York State!
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    Gabriela Santiago-Romero

    Detroit City Council
    Michigan
    Gabriela will be the first openly LGBTQ Councilwoman in Detroit!