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endorses record-number 77 candidates

Victory Fund
endorses record-number 77 candidates

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The Gay and Lesbian Victory Fund, an LGBT political action committee, announced Thursday its support of 13 new candidates. The new endorsements bring the total number of candidates the group is supporting this election year to 77, the group's largest number ever.

The Gay and Lesbian Victory Fund, an LGBT political action committee, announced Thursday its support of 13 new candidates. The new endorsements bring the total number of candidates it's supporting this election year to 77, the group's largest number ever. "More and more qualified LGBT candidates are stepping up to serve their communities, and we are proud to help them add their voices to the American political debate," Chuck Wolfe, the fund's president and CEO, said in a statement. The newly endorsed Democratic candidates are Paula Aboud for Arizona state senate, district 28; Benjamin Cruz for lieutenant governor of Guam; Bevan Dufty for San Francisco board of supervisors, district 8; Charles Eader for Bedminster, N.J., township committee; Alexis Gorriaran for Rhode Island state senate, district 5; Ken Keechl for Broward County commission, district 4; Anthony McCarthy for Maryland house of delegates, district 44; Maggie McIntosh for Maryland house of delegates, district 43; Doug Milliken for Arapahoe County, Colo., treasurer; Ed Murray for Washington State senate, district 43; Mary Washington for Maryland house of delegates, district 43. The fund also endorsed one Republican, Devin Slayton, for Arizona house of representatives, district 11, and one candidate with no party affiliation, Rudy Serra, for Detroit judgeship, district 36. (The Advocate)

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