Election 2014

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Nine of 12 LGBT candidates advance in Tuesday’s primary

| Wednesday, June 25, 2014
U.S. Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (D-N.Y.)
Nine of 12 openly LGBT candidates won their primary races Tuesday, but lesbian Maryland State Delegate Heather Mizeur was not one them. In a six-person race for the Democratic nomination for Maryland governor, Mizeur won 22 percent of the vote, two points behind the state attorney general Doug Gansler, with 24 percent, but well behind ...

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Maine primary winner could become youngest openly LGBT state lawmaker

MATT INGOGLIA | Gay Politics | Friday, June 13, 2014
Ryan Fecteau
Ryan Fecteau emerged victorious in the Democratic primary for Maine's 11th House district on Tuesday, a development that could make him the youngest serving openly LGBT state lawmaker. Fecteau, 21, led opponent David Flood by a 493 to 263 vote margin with 100% of precincts reporting.

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Ind. Republicans oust two incumbents over same-sex marriage votes

| Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Indiana State House in Indianapolis.
INDIANAPOLIS -- Indiana voters ousted two Republican legislators who helped keep a same-sex marriage ban off the November ballot, but most other incumbents prevailed Tuesday in a primary election lacking a galvanizing issue or marquee statewide race.

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