An historic, and record breaking, number of LGBT people elected
LGBT pickups will help the new majority in the U.S. House of Representatives
Eight openly LGBT candidates have won their races for the U.S. House and one will head to a recount. Either way we are assured a historic number of openly LGBT candidates will be in the U.S. Congress next year. Three of the LGBT candidates won seats currently held by Republicans. One was in a key swing district held by a retiring Democrat, and four were incumbents. U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin won a resounding reelection to the U.S. Senate from Wisconsin.