Politicians Respond To Marriage Equality Ruling

By John Celock

Elected officials and candidates – including many state and local officials – are taking to Twitter to discuss the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling Friday legalizing gay marriage nationwide.

California Attorney General Kamala Harris (D), candidate for U.S. Senate

Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander (D), candidate for U.S. Senate

Former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland (D), candidate for U.S. Senate

Cincinnati Councilman P.G. Sittenfeld (D), candidate for U.S. Senate

New York Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul (D)

North Dakota state Rep. Kylie Oversen (D), Chairwoman of the North Dakota Democratic Party

Missouri state Rep. Stacey Newman (D)

U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Calif.)

Former New Jersey state Senate Majority Leader Barbara Buono (D), 2013 Democratic nominee for Governor

Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop (D)

Former Nebraska state Sen. Jeremy Nordquist (D)

Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo (D)

New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan (D)

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker (R)

Former New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn (D)

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (I)

U.S. Rep. Seth Moulton (D-Mass.)

California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom (D)

U.S. Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.)

Essex County Freeholder Brendan Gill (D)

Missouri state Rep. Stephen Webber (D)

Pennsylvania state Rep. Ryan Bizzarro (D)

Wisconsin state Rep. Daniel Riemer (D)

Former New York City Councilwoman Jessica Lappin (D)

Erie County Councilman Jay Breneman (D)

Connecticut state Rep. Matt Lesser (D)