But Landau says she will definitely not be the last.
November 10 2023 7:05 PM
Nelson had won the Democratic primary and had no opposition in Tuesday's general election. But now his election to the Mississippi House is official.
At least 514 out candidates ran or are running in 2023 elections, up 19.5 percent from in 2021, when 430 out candidates ran.
The election could mean LGBTQ+ firsts in Virginia, New Jersey, and Mississippi, along with important progress elsewhere.
Fabian Nelson won the Democratic primary for his Mississippi House district and has no opposition in the general election.
Johnson, currently a Texas state legislator, is so far the front-runner in the 32nd Congressional District.
Redistricting helped cost Jones his seat representing a New York district last year. Now he's running again.
Organizers say the event, which continues to bring in money, raised more than $560,000.