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Mizeur Loses in MD, but Primary Results Mostly Good for LGBTs

POLITICS | By John Riley | Jun 28
Voters in Maryland went to the polls Tuesday to determine Democratic and Republican nominees for various offices in the state from governor down to the county level, resulting in largely positive results for those who billed themselves as pro-LGBT rights.

Mizeur Runs as Most Liberal Md. Candidate

POLITICS | May 29
Del. Heather Mizeur, who would become Maryland’s first female governor and the nation’s first openly gay one if elected, is campaigning as the most liberal candidate in the state’s Democratic primary.

Mizeur Nets Democracy for America Endorsement

POLITICS | By John Riley | Mar 21
Democracy for America (DFA) on Wednesday announced it was throwing its support to Del. Heather Mizeur, who is seeking to become Maryland’s next governor.

Heather Mizeur: Aiming for the Top

POLITICS | By John Riley | Jan 25
According to most pundits, Heather Mizeur is the clear underdog in her bid to win the Maryland Democratic Party’s nomination for governor in the June 24 primary.

Del. Heather Mizeur Selects the Rev. Delman Coates as Running Mate

POLITICS | Nov 13
The pastor of an African-American church in Prince George’s County will be state Del. Heather Mizeur’s running mate in her bid for Maryland governor.

Mizeur Nets Endorsements; Gansler Picks Ivey

POLITICS | By John Riley | Oct 25
The three-way race for the Democratic nod to become Maryland’s next governor continues to build steam, with Del. Heather Mizeur (D-Montgomery Co.) and Attorney General Doug Gansler seeking to establish themselves as legitimate contenders.

Mizeur Touts Endorsements, Straw Poll Victory

POLITICS | By John Riley | Sep 12
Out MD state lawmaker Heather Mizeur won a straw poll and racked up three separate endorsements from elected officials and community leaders in key vote-rich areas on the campaign trail to the governor’s office.

Mizeur Announces Run for MD Governor’s Office

POLITICS | By Jon Riley | Jul 25
If Heather Mizeur wins the upcoming Governor’s race in Maryland, she’ll be not only Maryland’s first female governor, but the first out governor in the country.

Mizeur Takes 2nd in Western Maryland Democratic Straw Poll for Governor

POLITICS | By John Riley | May 3
Del. Heather Mizeur (D-Montgomery), one of eight openly LGBT members of the Maryland General Assembly, stunned political observers Saturday by placing second in a straw poll of Western Maryland Democrats, demonstrating she could be a formidable candidate

Victory Fund Honors Gay Md. Lawmakers

POLITICS | By Michael K. Lavers | Apr 16
The Victory Fund honored the eight gay and lesbian Maryland lawmakers who spearheaded the passage of their state’s marriage equality bill at their National Champagne Brunch in Washington, D.C., on Sunday.

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