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His victory makes him the first openly gay man elected governor in the U. Ann Kirkpatrick Democrat, Arizona Kevin Yoder, beating him by nearly a double-digit margin. The Treasury Department rejected a congressional subpoena for Trump's returns Friday. According to Mark Trahant, editor of Indian Country Today , Davids was one of a record Native American candidates who sought political office this election cycle.