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Almost 1,000 LGBTQ people hold office in the U.S.

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Annise Parker serves as CEO of the Victory Institute. When Bill Nelson ran for Dallas City Council in the 1980s, he could look to only one successful high-profile campaign by a gay man to public office — that of Harvey Milk.

Today, almost 1,000 LGBTQ people hold public office in the U.S. spread across every state except Mississippi, according to a report by Victory Institute.

Between 2020 and 2021, the number of LGBTQ elected officials increased by 17 percent. LGBTQ elected officials include: 2 governors 2 U.S.

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