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In 2018, the nation experienced the “Rainbow Wave,” an unprecedented number of LGBTQ candidates who won elected office. The 2019 Out for America report—the third annual analysis of LGBTQ elected representation released by LGBTQ Victory Institute—documents this new political landscape.

More than 700 LGBTQ people ran for office and more than 300 were victorious on Election Night, contributing to the historic number of LGBTQ elected officials currently serving in the United States. The 2019 Out for America report—the third annual analysis of LGBTQ elected representation released by LGBTQ Victory Institute—documents this new political landscape. Read more about the changing demographics of LGBTQ lawmakers, some of the political consequences of “having a seat at the table,” as well as a complete quantitative breakdown of the state of queer representation in the U.S.