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|By the numbers: Gays in 2010 elections|
|Written by Staff|
|Friday, 12 November 2010 00:00|
Openly LGBT candidates endorsed by the Victory Fund who won on Nov. 2, meaning more were elected in 2010 than any year in history.
Openly gay members of Congress, after Democrat David Cicilline was elected to the U.S. House from Rhode Island on Nov. 2.
Total voting members of Congress, including 435 in the House and 100 in the Senate. There are no openly LGBT U.S. senators.
States that elected their first openly gay state lawmakers last week: North Carolina and Ohio.
Openly gay state lawmakers in Georgia; State Reps. Karla Drenner and Simone Bell were reelected without opposition on Nov. 2.
Source: Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund, staff reports
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