The reality of society ultimately reaches politics. democratic Maura Healy became the governor of the state of Massachusetts after defeating republicans Geoff Diehl, becoming like this openly gay woman for the first time In selected for this position in the United States after the midterm elections in the country.
51-year-old Healy will be the first person LGBTI community members In ruling a US state after the candidate nominated by Donald Trump prevailed with more than 60% of the vote. With this victory, the Democratic Party seized the state from the Republicans. Massachusetts, formerly operated by Charlie Baker.
Three other Democrats also made history: wes moore it will be Maryland’s first black governor, Maxwell Frost, at 25, the youngest to win a seat in the House of Representatives and James Rosener has been made first trans man To be an MP.
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,To all the girls and all the LGBTQ people: you can be whoever you want to be“, said Healy, who has always fought to expand the rights of lesbians, lesbians, bisexuals, transgender and queer people by fighting the law against this community and working for transgender people. Maura Healy is the current Attorney General of Massachusetts and a well-known human rights defender.
LGTBI in all states
that side, Massachusetts will have two women as top state authority for the first time In history, since early estimates suggest, Healy would be approved as lieutenant governor by Kim Driscoll.
These important midterm elections are the first in US history with candidates from the LGTBI community in all 50 states. and the capital Washington. 90% of them are from the Democratic Party.
Group to protect the rights of the LGTBI community human rights campaign This historic Healy victory will help advance equality and inclusion in Massachusetts.
“Maura Healy is the new governor of Massachusetts! As one of our nation’s first gay governors, she will not only be an advocate for pro-equality policies, but also A role model for the entire LGBT community”Explains in a statement published on the social network.
Maxwell Frost, Uber driver 25 years, is the first member of Generation Z to secure a seat in the House of Representatives. that is Minimum age to join the lower house And the Democratic representative lived up to the expectations by defeating Republican Calvin Wimbish in Florida’s 10th District.
He is an activist for gun control and his first major campaign was to raise money and attend Obama’s inauguration in 2013. In addition, he has received public support from prominent progressives such as Senator Bernie Sanders, from Vermont; and senator Elizabeth Warren, Massachusetts.
frosty, whose Cuban family reached the United States in the so-called freedom flights who left Cuba with refugees in the 1970s.
There was a surprise in Maryland as well. wes mooreTelevision producer and former executive director of the Robin Hood Foundation, has become first african american To become the governor of that state.
Moore, 44, has thus defeated his Republican rival Dan Cox, who was backed by former US President Donald Trump. thus, The state of Maryland has passed into the hands of the Democratic Party, Since it was previously ruled by Republican Larry Hogan.
this is a former US Army veteranAs well as executive director of the non-profit Robin Hood Foundation, an organization that fights poverty.
democratic James Rosener has been made first trans man To become a congressman in United States history after winning the race to represent the 22nd district of the state of New Hampshire in the nation’s House of Representatives.
rosener, 26 years, She will be the first trans person to represent Americans in the country’s lower house, joining only eight state legislators from the trans community who are in politics in the United States.
Progressive “Brigade” reelected
Democratic legislators who make “The Squad” (La Brigade), led by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, He was re-elected in Tuesday’s US midterm elections, according to major media projections.
Original member of “Brigade”, from Ocasio-Cortez, New York; Ilhan Omar, D Minnesota; Rashida Tleeb, from Michigan; You Ayana Presley, from Massachusetts; According to US media estimates, he was re-elected to his seats in the House of Representatives.
Similarly, preliminary results appear to have won two politicians who would later join the “brigade,” Missouri Representative Corey Bush and New York Mayor Jamal Bowman.