Wednesday, 15 August 2012 21:59

Openly Gay Mark Pocan Will Run For Congress

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Good news! Tuesday, Mark Pocan, openly gay Wisconsin state Rep., won the Democratic primary elections and will run in the race to replace Tammy Baldwin in the congress since she gave up her seat to run for the U.S. Senate.

Pocan won with 72% of the votes according to The Daily Page.

President and CEO of Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund, Chuck Wolfe, says "Mark Pocan is an outstanding public servant who will be a strong and authentic voice for LGBT Americans in Congress. It’s fitting that as Congresswoman Baldwin fights to win a historic victory in the Senate, Mark Pocan will follow in her footsteps as one of the most powerful voices for LGBT equality in America."