Evandro Carvalho is the State Representative for the 5th Suffolk district. First elected in April of 2014, he is seeking re-election for the House seat in the 2016 election. A Cape Verdean immigrant, Evandro has supported his community through his commitment to racial, economic, and criminal justice. He promises to be a strong advocate for the LGBTQ community and ensure funding for LGBTQ elders and equal rights for the transgender community. During his time as representative, Evandro has supported legislation that helps the LGBTQ community, including the Healthy Youth Bill, which expands comprehensive sexuality education for public schools, and the transgender anti-discrimination bill. MassEquality PAC enthusiastically supports Evandro’s campaign for re-election to the State House.