Many LGBT candidates fund winning seats in municipal, judicial and state legislative offices Tuesday night across the U.S.
Here are some of the winners:
New Jersey: Elected the first openly gay black GOP mayor in US history.
North Carolina: Elected the first openly gay city council member for Charlotte.
Ohio: Elected the first openly gay city council member for Cincinnati.
Indiana: Elected the first openly gay city council member for Indianapolis.
Iowa: Elected Liz Mathis to State Senate, beating the NOM and Family Research Council-backed candidate, Cindy Golding.
Massachusetts: Elected Alex Morse, the nation?s youngest openly gay mayor at age 22.
Virginia: Elected Adam Ebbin, the first openly gay State Senator
Michigan: Traverse City retains its LGBT Non-Discrimination law.
Houston: Mayor Annise Parker was reelected
North Carolina: Mark Kleinschmidt was reelected to second term as Chapel Hill mayor.
Chatham Borough, N.J. : Bruce Harris was elected mayor