Mark Takano has won the congressional race in the 41st Congressional District in California, becoming the first person of color in Congress.
Justice David Wiggins, who joined the unanimous marriage equality ruling in 2009, survived a campaign to recall him.
Sean Patrick Maloney defeated incumbent Nan Hayworth in one of the most closely watched Congressional races in the country to become the first openly candidate elected to Congress from the state.
He faced a difficult reelection challenge after redistricting.
Blackburn helped draft the Republicans' antigay national platform.