Transgender candidates seeking Dem nominations in House primaries - WCAX

Winooski, Milton and Manchester voters will have the opportunity to vote for openly transgender candidates running for the Vermont House.

"Taylor Small, Ember Quinn and Jamie Dufour are all first-time Democratic candidates vying for House seats in this August's primary election in Winooski, Milton and Manchester, respectively. If any one of them goes on to win in November, they will be the first openly transgender person elected to the Vermont Legislature. The candidates say Hallquist's run was inspiring to them as members of the LGBTQ community, paving the way for better representation in the Statehouse for marginalized individuals. But the candidates say what really influenced their immediate decision to campaign was the change they say needs to happen in their own backyards.”

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