Eight openly gay and lesbian candidates earned the endorsement of the Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund in August.  A total of 76 openly LGBT candidates have been endorsed by the Victory Fund so far this year.  The newly-endorsed candidates are:

Simone Bell–Georgia House of Representatives

Fred Chang–Port Orchard, Wash. City Council

David Cicilline—Mayor, Providence, Rhode Island

Daniel Dromm–New York City Council

Rosie Mendez—New York City Council

Eric Morrow–East Point, Ga. City Council

Ken Reeves–Cambridge, Mass. City Council

Amaad Rivera—Springfield, Mass. City Council

A map of all currently endorsed Victory Fund candidates is available here.