Candidate Profiles

NC-09: Dan McCready (D)
Candidate Profiles
NC-09: Dan McCready (D)
2018-09-08 18:39:15
by NC-09: Dan McCready (D)

Dan first felt called to serve our country in the years after 9/11, which happened while he was in college. Dan felt he had been given a lot and wanted to give something back, so he joined the Marines. Dan led 65 ... Read More

AR-02: Clarke Tucker (D)
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AR-02: Clarke Tucker (D)
2018-09-08 18:10:00
by AR-02: Clarke Tucker (D)

Clarke is a seventh-generation Arkansan and a State Representative respected on both sides of the aisle. As young cancer survivor, Clarke's bipartisan work to protect access to health care is personal. Read More

NM-02: Xochitl Torres Small (D)
New Mexico
NM-02: Xochitl Torres Small (D)

Growing up in the desert, Xochitl knows that our jobs and our future depend on protecting our water. Now, as an attorney at Kemp Smith LLP, Xochitl works with local governments, farmers, developers, and conservationists to best use this shared ... Read More

CA-39: Gil Cisneros (D)
California
CA-39: Gil Cisneros (D)
2018-09-08 17:57:10
by CA-39: Gil Cisneros (D)

Gil Cisneros is an independent leader running for Congress to ensure our children are provided with the same ladder of opportunity that the Navy provided him. Read More

CT-05: Jahana Hayes (D)
Connecticut
CT-05: Jahana Hayes (D)
2018-09-08 17:48:34
by CT-05: Jahana Hayes (D)

Hayes is a lifelong CT resident. A former social studies teacher at John F. Kennedy High School, she currently serves as the Talent and Professional Development Supervisor for Waterbury Public Schools. Read More

GA-06: Lucy McBath (D)
Georgia
GA-06: Lucy McBath (D)
2018-09-08 17:42:24
by GA-06: Lucy McBath (D)

Lucia “Lucy” McBath is a mother, wife, businesswoman and activist for social justice. After a 30-year career with Delta Air Lines, her second career has focused on reform that will make our communities safer and better for every American of ... Read More

IL-14: Lauren Underwood (D)
Illinois
IL-14: Lauren Underwood (D)
2018-09-08 17:38:41
by IL-14: Lauren Underwood (D)

Lauren Underwood is a registered nurse, with hands-on experience in America’s healthcare industry. Lauren was appointed by President Obama to serve as a Senior Advisor at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Read More

KS-03: Sharice Davids (D)
Kansas
KS-03: Sharice Davids (D)
2018-09-08 17:34:35
by KS-03: Sharice Davids (D)

As the daughter of a single mother Army veteran, Sharice knows the importance of determination and service to country. As a woman and a Native American, she knows how to stand up and fight for equity. Read More

NJ-03: Andy Kim (D)
New Jersey
NJ-03: Andy Kim (D)
2018-09-08 17:30:41
by NJ-03: Andy Kim (D)

Andy Kim is a national security expert and a Rhodes Scholar who served two years as President Obama’s Director for Iraq in the White House National Security Council. Read More

NV-04: Steven Horsford (D)
Nevada
NV-04: Steven Horsford (D)
2018-09-08 17:25:24
by NV-04: Steven Horsford (D)

Born and raised in Nevada, Steven Horsford has been fighting for working families for his entire career. He led the state’s largest career training program helping thousands of workers find good jobs and made history as Nevada’s first ... Read More

OH-01: Aftab Pureval (D)
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OH-01: Aftab Pureval (D)
2018-09-08 17:17:40
by OH-01: Aftab Pureval (D)

About the District Campaign Website About Aftab: Aftab Pureval is the Hamilton County Clerk of Courts, and is the first Democrat to hold this office in more than 100 years. During his tenure, Aftab has brought modern and professional reforms... Read More

TX-23: Gina Ortiz Jones (D)
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TX-23: Gina Ortiz Jones (D)
2018-09-08 17:13:14
by TX-23: Gina Ortiz Jones (D)

After graduating from Boston University with a BA and MA in Economics, and a BA in East Asian Studies, Gina entered the U.S. Air Force as an intelligence officer, where she deployed to Iraq and served under the U.... Read More

TX-32: Colin Allred (D)
Texas
TX-32: Colin Allred (D)
2018-09-08 17:01:19
by TX-32: Colin Allred (D)

Inspired by the many grassroots voices that have stepped forward to defend our common values since the 2016 election, Colin is running for Congress because he believes that, now more than ever, we need leaders who will stand up for everyone ... Read More

AZ SENATE: Kyrsten Sinema (D)
Arizona
AZ SENATE: Kyrsten Sinema (D)

Kyrsten knows firsthand the challenges everyday families face in Arizona. Born in Tucson, Kyrsten faced tough times as a kid, but she learned the power of hard work and the importance of helping others. Read More

UT-04: Ben McAdams (D)
Utah
UT-04: Ben McAdams (D)
2018-09-08 16:43:58
by UT-04: Ben McAdams (D)

Ben McAdams is the twice-elected mayor of Salt Lake County and a seventh generation Utahn who was raised in a family of eight. That’s where he learned hard work, honesty, and duty to the community. Read More

NY-11: Max Rose (D)
New York
NY-11: Max Rose (D)
2018-09-08 16:02:30
by NY-11: Max Rose (D)

Max is the former Chief of Staff for Brightpoint Health, a non-profit healthcare organization that has responded effectively to the needs of underserved New Yorkers for over 25 years. Read More

NV-03: Susie Lee (D)
Nevada
NV-03: Susie Lee (D)
2018-09-08 15:37:06
by NV-03: Susie Lee (D)

Since 2010, Susie served as President of Communities In Schools of Nevada (CIS), a leading dropout prevention organization. Under Susie’s leadership, CIS has grown to serve over 64,000 students in 63 schools in Nevada. Read More

KS-02: Paul Davis (D)
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KS-02: Paul Davis (D)
2018-09-08 15:32:49
by KS-02: Paul Davis (D)

Paul spent the early years of his career as a liaison to state lawmakers at the Kansas Insurance Department. At the time, the agency was leading an unprecedented charge as a consumer watchdog. Read More

NJ-11: Mikie Sherrill (D)
New Jersey
NJ-11: Mikie Sherrill (D)
2018-09-08 15:24:49
by NJ-11: Mikie Sherrill (D)

After graduating from the United States Naval Academy in 1994, Mikie spent almost 10 years on active duty in the United States Navy. She flew missions throughout Europe and the Middle East as a Sea King helicopter pilot. Read More

CA-25: Katie Hill (D)
California
CA-25: Katie Hill (D)
2018-09-08 15:15:43
by CA-25: Katie Hill (D)

Before running for Congress, Katie served as Executive Director of PATH (People Assisting the Homeless), the largest homeless services organization in California. Read More

VA-10: Jennifer Wexton (D)
Virginia
VA-10: Jennifer Wexton (D)
2018-09-08 15:06:55
by VA-10: Jennifer Wexton (D)

From 2001 to 2005, Jennifer served as an Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney for Loudoun County, prosecuting felony and misdemeanor criminal and traffic cases in all of the Loudoun Courts. Read More

PA-06: Chrissy Houlahan (D)
Pennsylvania
PA-06: Chrissy Houlahan (D)
2018-09-08 14:51:36
by PA-06: Chrissy Houlahan (D)

Chrissy Houlahan is a former teacher, former U.S. Air Force Captain, and a successful businesswoman who helped to create hundreds of jobs in Southeastern Pennsylvania. Read More

FL-12: Chris Hunter (D)
In The News
FL-12: Chris Hunter (D)
2018-09-08 14:47:56
by FL-12: Chris Hunter (D)

Chris served in the FBI following the terrorist attacks on 9/11. At the time of the terrorist attacks, he was serving as a state prosecutor. Read More

IL-12: Brendan Kelly (D)
Candidate Profiles
IL-12: Brendan Kelly (D)
2018-09-08 14:37:42
by IL-12: Brendan Kelly (D)

With the help of a Navy ROTC scholarship, Brendan attended the University of Notre Dame, earning a degree in Government and International Relations and earning a commission as an officer in the United States Navy. Read More

NY-22: Anthony Brindisi (D)
New York
NY-22: Anthony Brindisi (D)
2018-09-08 14:20:22
by NY-22: Anthony Brindisi (D)

In an age of hyper-partisanship, Brindisi has been able to help turn state deficits into surpluses, deliver middle-class tax cuts, invest in infrastructure, and protect defense installations in the state from closure. Read More

MN-02: Angie Craig (D)
Minnesota
MN-02: Angie Craig (D)
2018-09-08 14:09:21
by TWN Staff

Raised by a single mother in a mobile home park, Angie Craig worked two jobs to pay her way through college. She went on to lead a workforce of over 16,000 at a major Minnesota manufacturer. Read More

VA-07: Abigail Spanberger (D)
Virginia
VA-07: Abigail Spanberger (D)

Abigail began her career of public service as a federal law enforcement officer working narcotics and money laundering cases with the US Postal Inspection Service. Read More

AK-AL: Don Young (R)
House Watch
AK-AL: Don Young (R)
2020-10-30 22:53:36
by TWN Staff

About Young: In 2018, Don Young was re-elected to the 116th Congress to serve his 24th term as Alaska’s only representative to the United States House of Representatives. He was first sworn in as a freshman to the 93rd Congress... Read More

AK-AL: Alyse Galvin (I)
House Watch
AK-AL: Alyse Galvin (I)
2020-10-30 23:40:54
by TWN Staff

About Galvin: Galvin is a third-generation Alaskan and a proud mom of four. She grew up in an Alaskan family that battled addiction, mental illness, and abuse, but broke that cycle. Galvin has served Alaska under Republican and Independent governors... Read More

NH-01: Chris Pappas (D)
House Watch
NH-01: Chris Pappas (D)
2020-11-02 02:53:32
by TWN Staff

About Chris: Pappas serves on the Veterans’ Affairs Committee where he chairs the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, focused on holding the Department of Veterans Affairs accountable. He also serves on the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee where he is working... Read More

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