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This Election Day is a turning point: Voters are fed up with politicians who insist on playing politics with the lives of LGBTQ people. HRC has been mobilizing Equality Voters across the commonwealth and across the country to turn out and elect pro-equality champions up and down the ballot.

After the largest investment in a state legislative election in organization history, HRC helped elect a pro-equality majority in both chambers; opening the door for long-stalled non-discrimination protections for LGBTQ Virginians.

HRC-Endorsed Winners

Virginia State Senate

  • Ghazala Hashmi SD-10 - Chesterfield, Powhatan, Richmond City
  • Del. John Bell SD-13 - Loudoun, Prince William

Virginia House of Delegates

  • Del. Wendy Gooditis HD-10 - Clarke, Frederick, Loudoun
  • Del. Danica Roem HD-13 - Prince William, Manassas Park City
  • Joshua Cole HD-28 - Stafford, Fredericksburg City
  • Dan Helmer HD-40 - Fairfax, Prince William
  • Del. Dawn Adams HD-68 - Chesterfield, Henrico, Richmond City
  • Clint Jenkins HD-76 - Suffolk City, Chesapeake City
  • Martha Mugler HD-91 - York, Hampton City, Poquoson City
  • Shelly Simonds HD-94 - Newport News City

Human Rights Campaign fights for LGBTQ equality in Virginia alongside state and local groups and lawmakers. Join our team in Virginia as we work to defend the rights of LGBTQ people, immigrants, women, people of color and more. If you are a reporter seeking up to the minute information about measures in Virginia, please email press@hrc.org and/or subscribe to our daily tipsheet.

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