“Transgender Political Candidates Are Increasingly Common. The Money Backing Them Is Not”

CPI:

At least 51 transgender people unsuccessfully ran for state, local and federal office last year, according to data collected by Logan Casey, a political scientist who now works with the Movement Advancement Project. Nine ran for Congress, but none emerged victorious or even won a major-party nomination….

A major obstacle for transgender candidates is money: Those nine transgender congressional candidates collectively raised less than $300,000 during the 2018 election cycle, a Center for Public Integrity review of federal records indicates. 

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