We Might Have Seen the Last of Antigay Allen West
November 07 2012 1:10 PM ET

Have We Seen the Last of Antigay Allen West?

Advocate.com Editors

It's still not for certain that Tea Party favorite Allen West

Bisexual Candidate Kyrsten Sinema Is Optimistic in Arizona
November 07 2012 1:09 PM ET January 07 2014 3:37 PM ET

Kyrsten Sinema: 'We’re Optimistic' in Arizona

Advocate.com Editors

Kyrsten Sinema, who could become the first openly bisexual candidate elected to Congress, said her lead in the hotly contested race in Arizona appears to be “growing.”

Mark Takano Becomes First LGBT Person of Color in Congress
November 07 2012 12:40 PM ET January 07 2014 2:08 PM ET

Mark Takano Becomes First LGBT Person of Color in Congress

Diane Anderson-Minshall

Mark Takano has won the congressional race in the 41st Congressional District in California, becoming the first person of color in Congress.

Michele Bachmann Manages a Close Win in Minnesota
November 07 2012 12:36 PM ET

Michele Bachmann Manages a Close Win in Minnesota

Advocate.com Editors

Michele Bachmann yet again eked out a win in her Minnesota district and returns to Congress with severely antigay views.

November 07 2012 12:18 PM ET

Meet the Youngest Out Lawmaker in the Country

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Iowa Retains Judge Who Joined Marriage Equality Ruling
November 07 2012 11:46 AM ET

Iowa Retains Judge Who Joined Marriage Equality Ruling

Julie Bolcer

Justice David Wiggins, who joined the unanimous marriage equality ruling in 2009, survived a campaign to recall him.

Openly Gay Congressional Winner Makes History in New York
November 07 2012 3:06 AM ET January 07 2014 5:01 PM ET

Gay Congressional Winner Makes History in New York

Julie Bolcer

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.

LGBT Supporter Wins Hawaii Senate Race
November 07 2012 2:42 AM ET

LGBT Supporter Wins Hawaii Senate Race

Trudy Ring

Mazie Hirono moves up from the U.S. House to the Senate, defeating Linda Lingle, who as the state's governor had vetoed civil unions.

NOM Ally Steve King Wins Tough Congressional Race in Iowa
November 07 2012 1:24 AM ET

NOM Ally Steve King Wins Tough Congressional Race in Iowa

Trudy Ring

He faced a difficult reelection challenge after redistricting.

Gay Rights Foe Marsha Blackburn Reelected to Congress From Tennessee
November 07 2012 1:01 AM ET

Gay Rights Foe Marsha Blackburn Reelected to Congress From Tennessee

Trudy Ring

Blackburn helped draft the Republicans' antigay national platform.

PRESIDENT OBAMA REELECTED WHILE SUPPORTING MARRIAGE EQUALITY
November 07 2012 12:18 AM ET

Obama's Reelection Transforms Politics of Marriage Equality

Lucas Grindley

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