Democrat becomes first United States transgender nominee for governor
Democrat becomes first United States transgender nominee for governor
Troy Balderson got Trump's endorsement but the voters in Ohio were less enthusiastic. AP
15 August, 2018, 23:54
While she made history on Tuesday, Hallquist faces a hard path to the governor's mansion.
"We've got a lot of volunteers and a lot of energized folks", she said. Scott said he expected the race, which he won by more than 30 percentage points, to be closer than it was.
Vermont Democratic candidate Christine Hallquist embraces supporters after claiming victory during her election night party. She had the endorsement of the state party, while those supporting Nicholson outspent her by as much as $8 million.
"I didn't necessarily think about what it would look like to win, but it is starting to sink in, the historic significance of this nationwide", Hallquist told Berman Wednesday morning, adding that she's "proud and honored to be making history for the nation". Democratic state Sen. John Rodgers, from Vermont's remote and conservative Northeast Kingdom, failed in his bid for a grassroots write-in campaign, largely motivated by his displeasure with firearms restrictions. No other major political party has ever before nominated a transgender person in a governor's race.
"I want to thank those Republicans who have stuck with me through thick and thin and all those who have put aside partisanship to engage in the primary", Scott said.
Ms Hallquist, who was previously known as David, was the executive of an energy plant in Vermont when she transitioned... They include Alexandra Chandler, Massachusetts' first openly transgender candidate for Congress, and Kim Coco Iwamoto, who would be Hawaii's first transgender lieutenant governor if elected.
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The last time Vermont voters ousted a sitting governor was in 1962. Still, a poll in July by public media organizations in the state found two-thirds of Vermonters supported the law, and almost half of Democrats had a favourable opinion of Scott.
But, as in much of the country, politics are different this year.
"Campaigns are about choices, and as this campaign goes on, Vermonters will recognize there's a very clear choice in the November election". She was so open about her 2015 transition, she allowed news organizations to chronicle the change.
Her candidacy highlights the surge of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender candidates running for office this year.
"Can't even begin to express the gratitude I feel right now".
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