Running for: New Hampshire House of Representatives, District Strafford 18
Party affiliation: Democrat
The National Center for Transgender Equality Action Fund endorsed Gerri Cannon for New Hampshire House of Representatives (District Strafford 18).
Gerri is a longtime advocate for transgender rights and a current member of the Somersworth school board in New Hampshire. She is the first openly transgender elected official from her hometown. Over decades of advocacy, she has worked against workplace discrimination and to include gender identity as a protected class in the Granite State. She is a successful small business owner and has a genuine desire to help promote transgender advocacy.