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LGBT Candidates Win Big At Elections Across America

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.

Montana: Elected openly lesbian city council member for Missoula.

Arizona
: Elected openly gay Daniel Hernandez, the hero of the Gabrielle Gifford?s shooting, to the Tucson school board.

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