DuWayne Gregory is the Democratic challenger to Republican incumbent Peter King. King has a 4% rating from HRC. In announcing his run, DuWayne Gregory, whose son is gay, sited KingÍs poor record on LGBT rights as a primary motivation for entering the race. Gregory is currently the presiding officer of the Suffolk County Legislature, where he created a hate crimes task force that included LGBTQI community representatives. He promises to be an advocate for LGBTQI rights if elected to Congress.