There were also out nominees chosen for U.S. House in Arizona and Florida.
Rufus Gifford, whose diplomatic career in Denmark was the subject of a TV series, is now running for Congress to fight Trump.
Hallquist, the first out trans person to be a major party's nominee for governor, has received about a dozen such threats.
After fighting for equal marriage rights, Dana Nessel wants to bring a progressive vision to the Michigan attorney general's office.
Gay journalist Chadwick Moore contended the Vermont gubernatorial candidate is known only for being trans, which is hardly the case.
Vukmir, an evangelical Christian with a record of working against LGBTQ safety and equality, will run against the state's lesbian incumbent senator.
It may seem like a challenge, but Hallquist has a record of meeting them.