Task Force notes election gains, losses

December 2008
Empty Closet;Dec2008/Jan2009, Issue 419, p4A
The article reports on the electoral victories of openly gay Democratic candidates Jared Polis of Colorado, Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin and Barney Frank of Massachusetts to the U.S. House of Representatives which, according to the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, could have a huge impact on a wide range of issues. It notes that the victories of the openly gay and lesbian candidates reflect that voters, from very different parts of the nation, support lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) candidates for higher offices.


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