White House adviser Valerie Jarrett on
Thursday told supporters that President Barack Obama was “so
absolutely delighted” by Tuesday's gay marriage wins.
Voters in Maryland, Washington state
and Maine legalized the institution, while Minnesotans rejected a
constitutional amendment banning it.
joins Maine, Maryland in approving gay marriage.)
Jarrett discussed the ballot
initiatives in a conference call sponsored by the Human Rights
Campaign (HRC), the nation's largest gay rights advocate.
The president believes voters in those
4 states “all came down on the right side of history,” Jarrett
Voters in Wisconsin elected Tammy
Baldwin as their U.S. Senator. She becomes the nation's first openly
“We couldn't be more thrilled that
Wisconsin is sending Tammy Baldwin to the Senate,” Jarrett is
quoted as saying by BuzzFeed.
than 100 openly gay candidates win elections.)