Santos Flips NY Seat, Becomes First Gay Republican In Congress

It looks like the midterms just got even more historic!

At a glance

  • Republican George Santos just flipped NY-14 towards the GOP, becoming the first gay Republican ever elected to Congress.
  • Santos defeated Democrat Robert Zimmerman, which marks the very first time two openly gay men have run against each other in a Congressional election.
  • I promised one thing throughout this entire campaign: to be your champion in DC. Thank you for this opportunity to be your voice,” Santos wrote on Twitter amid his victory.

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