Robert Bauman born In his TV spots in the primary, Polis promised to fund full-day pre-school and kindergarten and move the state to percent renewable energy by By contrast, Hillary Clinton is viewed generally positively: He came out as gay in August amid a scandal stemming from his sexuality, which made him the first openly LGBTQ person to serve as a governor in U. Mark Foley born
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Women and LGBT candidates make history in 2018 midterms
Members by seniority Dean of the House Former U. Trump visited the state three times. Too often, our society seeks to label people by pinning them on the wall - straight, gay or in between. US elects its first openly gay governor. The year-old Polis, who represents a Boulder-area district and is a member of both the Congressional Progressive Caucus and the more centrist New Democrat Coalition, is to the left of most other successful Democrats in Colorado, including Hickenlooper. The New York Times. Arizona is guaranteed to elect its first female senator.
Steve Gunderson born John Conyers, who left office last year amid accusations of sexual misconduct. Outed on the floor of the House First openly gay Republican to be reelected after outing  . First openly bisexual person in Congress   Elected to the U. And in Vermont, Democratic nominee Christine Hallquist already made history as the first transgender major party nominee for governor, but she was unable to defeat GOP Gov. She is one of the first Muslim women in Congress. Sylvia Garcia won a Houston-area district that was relinquished by the retiring Democratic Rep.