• What All Candidates Should Learn From Openly Gay Candidates

    Dec 02, 2016 by Joe Fuld (he/him)

    LGBT Candidates

    Campaign Advice: Lessons for All Candidates From LGBT Candidates

    For a long time,  I have said that LGBT Candidates ( Lesbian, Bisexual Transgender and Gay candidates), tend to be better candidates than their straight counterparts at running for office.  It’s because LGBT  candidates have to be. If you are breaking a barrier, it is only those with stellar qualifications and incredible drive who get through tough election fights and win.

    For the last 15 years I have worked with LGBT candidates at all levels to run for office.

    Now, people have woken up and said,  “Why are LGBT candidates getting elected?” It is a pretty simple formula: work hard, be qualified, be open and honest, raise a lot of money and you too may be on your way to office.

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