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Cameron Nelson makes LGBTQ history in the South Dakota legislature

SIOUX FALLS, SD (Dakota News Now) – Cameron Nelson made history as the first LGBTQ man elected to the South Dakota state legislature and the first LGBTQ man elected to the state house.

According to the Victory Foundation, South Dakota is one in four According to the LGBTQ Victory Institute, the United States has zero LGBTQ state legislators. A registration number More LGBTQ people ran for state legislatures this year.

“Cameron broke that lavender ceiling because of exceptional public support, fueled by his bold and compassionate approach to politics. Voters are ready for the changes he’s made, from protecting abortion rights to increasing equity in South Dakota’s education and health care systems.” . The future of LGBTQ equality will be fought for and won in state legislatures, and we are confident that Cameron will be a fierce advocate and effective legislator on behalf of the community.”

To achieve fair representation, the US should choose 346 other people According to the LGBTQ Victory Institute, LGBTQ people in state legislatures.

The Victory Fund follows the election results VictoryFund.Org/2022.

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