A bisexual woman is attempting to win a seat in the U.S House of Representatives.
Katie Hill won her primary for the 25th congressional district to face Republican incumbent Stephen Knight in November, according to NBC News. Hill is a non-profit executive who has endorsements from advocacy groups Equality California, Equality PAC, the LGBTQ Victory Fund and the Stonewall Democratic Club.
“It feels surreal. Now it’s going to be quite the journey from here,” Hill said. “Onwards and upwards. We are really excited.”
Hill has notably had to run her campaign from a hotel recently after her home near Santa Clarita, California was evacuated due to wildfires in the area.
Seven out people currently hold seats in the house and senate, including Wisconsin Sen. Tammy Baldwin. Hill would be the first out LGBT congressperson from California at the national level if elected.