LGBTQ+ Victory Fund Endorses Margot Garant for Brookhaven Town Supervisor;
National organization endorses Garant because she will be a strong voice for equality when elected
Port Jefferson, New York – June 1, 2023 – LGBTQ+ Victory Fund – the only national organization dedicated to electing LGBTQ+ people to public office – has endorsed Margot Garant for Brookhaven Town Supervisor. The endorsement signals Victory Fund’s confidence that Garant is well-positioned to win the Brookhaven Town Supervisor race and will be a strong voice for equality once elected.
“LGBTQ+ Victory Fund is pleased to endorse Margot Garant for Brookhaven Town Supervisor,” said Mayor Annise Parker, President & CEO of LGBTQ+ Victory Fund. “Garant’s commitment to smart public policy that addresses the real concerns of constituents makes her the best candidate in this race. When she wins in November, Garant will become a vital LGBTQ voice for equality not only in Brookhaven Town but all of Long Island.”
“I am so honored to be recognized and supported by LGBTQ+ Victory Fund. Now more than ever, it's so important to have the LGBTQ+ community represented in public office to ensure we are all recognized for WHO WE ARE and what we have to offer no matter our identity,” said Garant.
As an out LGBTQ+ leader, Garant will be an unwavering voice for equality. Her priorities in office will include promoting the growth of workforce housing using State resources and granting initiatives, creating and implementing environmental protections and new zoning reforms that honor and enforce environmental justice standards. Most importantly, Garant will bring honesty, integrity and diversity to Town Hall ensuring all residents have equitable distribution and access to all available resources.
LGBTQ+ people remain severely underrepresented in government nationwide, holding just 0.2 percent of elected positions despite representing at least 7.2 percent of the U.S. population, according to LGBTQ+ Victory Institute.
More information about LGBTQ+ Victory Fund can be found at victoryfund.org.
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About Margot Garant:
Margot Garant is a dedicated advocate for affordable housing, economic development, and sustainable community growth. As a candidate for Brookhaven Town Supervisor, she aims to address the critical need for accessible housing options and work towards a better future for all residents of Brookhaven. With her leadership and experience, Garant is committed to creating opportunities, fostering innovation, and ensuring that the voices of the community are heard and represented. Find out more at www.garantforbrookhaven.com