• Historic Number of LGBTQ People Elected to Congress

    Historic Number of LGBTQ People Elected to Congress

    Eight openly LGBTQ candidates have won their races for the U.S. House and one will head to a recount – ensuring a historic number of openly LGBTQ candidates in the U.S. Congress next year.  
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Equality Illinois PAC Announces General Election Endorsements

CHICAGO, Ill.—The Equality Illinois PAC is proud to endorse Secretary of State Jesse White, State Comptroller Susana Mendoza, and State Treasurer Mike Frerichs for re-election and a bipartisan group of 102 pro-equality candidates who are seeking elected office at all levels of state and local government in the general election on November 6, the state's LGBTQ political action committee announced Friday. The Equality Illinois PAC is dedicated to defending and securing the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer ( LGBTQ ) Illinoisans.

 

Missouri's LGBTQ PROMO PAC Announces 2018 Endorsements

PROMO PAC, Missouri's statewide organization advocating for LGBTQ equality through the electoral process, has announced its endorsements of pro-equality candidates for the Missouri Midterm Election on Tuesday, November 6, 2018. 

  

OUT on the Trail with Patrice Billings

Democrat Patrice Billings is waging a grassroots campaign to bring new leadership to Jefferson City as the next state senator from Missouri's second district on Nov. 6th.  

 

OUT on the Trail with Ian Mackey

Ian Mackey hopes to succeed outgoing LGBTQ ally, gun control advocate and women's rights champion Rep. Stacey Newman in the state legislature next year in representing Missouri's 87th House district.

 

OUT on the Trail with Greg Razer

State Rep. Greg Razer is running unopposed in his reelection bid for the 25th House district seat. The freshman Democrat presently comprises 1/2 of the Missouri LGBT Caucus in the state legislature, along with Republican State Rep. Tom Hannegan from St. Charles.

 

OUT on the Trail with Kathy Ellis

Democrat Kathy Ellis is mounting a serious challenge to incumbent Republican Rep. Jason Smith in Missouri's 8th Congressional district. Ellis is a sixth-generation Jefferson County, Missouri resident with an impressive career that includes working as a psychotherapist, a Certified Reciprocal Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor, a Clinical Social Worker and Director of a Women's halfway house. If elected on Nov. 6th, Ellis will become Missouri's first openly LGBTQ U. S. Congressperson in history.

 

OUT on the Trail with Tom Hannegan

In addition to representing Missouri's 65th district in Jefferson City, Republican State Rep. Tom Hannegan also comprises 1/2 of the Missouri LGBT Caucus in the state legislature, along with Democrat State Rep. Greg Razer from Kansas City.

 

OUT on the Trail with Maggie Trevor

Maggie Trevor is the Democratic candidate in the 54th district Illinois House race, facing Republican incumbent Tom Morrison in the general election. 

 

OUT on the Trail with Mitch Weber

Mitch Weber has worked in Kansas City as a broadcast journalist for the past 16 years—including gigs with FOX 4, 41 Action News, and Kansas City Live—and now has his sights set on Jefferson City and representing the people of Missouri's 13th district in the Missouri House.

 

OUT on the Trail with Ryan Dillon

Democrat Ryan Dillon is running to become the next state senator from Missouri's 16th Senatorial District on Nov. 6, 2018.

 

OUT on the Trail with Greg Harris

Democrat Greg Harris has been in the Illinois General Assembly representing the 13th House District since 2006, and has made many strides in his career. 

   

OUT on the Trail with Kelly Cassidy

Kelly Cassidy is a Democratic State Representative from Chicago representing the 14th district, on Chicago’s north side. She is running unopposed, the first time since she was sworn into the seat in 2011. 

 

OUT on the Trail with Lamont Robinson

Lamont Robinson Jr. is a Democratic candidate seeking election to the Illinois House of Representatives to represent the 5th District. 

  

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