In The States

TX-29: Sylvia Garcia (D)
Texas
TX-29: Sylvia Garcia (D)
2018-11-05 22:55:24
by TX-29: Sylvia Garcia (D)

Senator Sylvia R. Garcia is a native of Palito Blanco, a South Texas farming community. The eighth of ten children, Senator Garcia saw her parents struggle to raise her and her siblings. Senator Garcia's parents taught her... Read More

IL-06: Sean Casten (D)
Illinois
IL-06: Sean Casten (D)
2018-11-05 22:30:41
by IL-06: Sean Casten (D)

Sean has an undergraduate degree in molecular biology and biochemistry and masters’ degrees in engineering management and biochemical engineering, which helped inform his career in science and business. In 2007, Sean moved to Illinois to co-found Recycled Energy Development LLC, with ... Read More

IA-03: Cindy Axne (D)
Iowa
IA-03: Cindy Axne (D)
2018-11-05 22:27:27
by IA-03: Cindy Axne (D)

Cindy Axne is an Iowan, a small business owner, parent and community activist – and now a candidate for Congress from Iowa’s 3rd District. A fifth-generation Iowan, Cindy grew up in a tight-knit family on the south side of Des ... Read More

NY-14: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D)
New York
NY-14: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D)

Alexandria was born in the Bronx to two working-class parents. Her father was a small business owner from the South Bronx. Her mother was born in Puerto Rico—growing up around a large family near Arecibo. Her mother cleaned homes ... Read More

NJ-07: Tom Malinowski (D)
New Jersey
NJ-07: Tom Malinowski (D)
2018-11-05 21:48:03
by NJ-07: Tom Malinowski (D)

I was born in Communist Poland at the height of the Cold War, where I lived with my mother until I was 6 years old. One of my earliest memories is of my mom paying off a corrupt official to get ... Read More

NH-01: Chris Pappas (D)
New Hampshire
NH-01: Chris Pappas (D)
2018-11-05 21:27:22
by NH-01: Chris Pappas (D)

Born and raised in Manchester, Chris Pappas is a small business owner and community-minded leader who has taken a principal role in addressing some of New Hampshire’s most pressing challenges. From creating new jobs to confronting the opioid crisis ... Read More

MN-08: Pete Stauber (R)
Minnesota
MN-08: Pete Stauber (R)
2018-11-05 21:06:51
by MN-08: Pete Stauber (R)

After receiving a scholarship to play hockey at Lake Superior State University, Pete became the team captain and led the Lakers to a Division I National Championship in 1988. One major highlight of the victory was when Stauber and his teammates ... Read More

MN-01: Jim Hagedorn (R)
Minnesota
MN-01: Jim Hagedorn (R)
2018-11-05 21:03:23
by MN-01: Jim Hagedorn (R)

Jim Hagedorn was born in Blue Earth, Minnesota, in 1962, to parents Thomas, a grain and livestock farmer, and Kathleen, a homemaker. Jim’s grandparents, Fred and Viola Mittelstadt and Pete and Elaine Hagedorn, were all lifelong Blue Earth residents. Read More

MI-11: Haley Stevens (D)
Michigan
MI-11: Haley Stevens (D)
2018-11-05 20:39:10
by MI-11: Haley Stevens (D)

Haley Stevens is the daughter of Jim and Maria. Her parents met at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan and after graduating they started a small landscaping company located in Utica, Michigan. Haley’s mother Maria Marcotte spent her career breaking ... Read More

ME-02: Jared Golden (D)
Maine
ME-02: Jared Golden (D)
2018-11-05 20:32:50
by ME-02: Jared Golden (D)

Rep. Jared Golden is serving his second term in the Maine Legislature and is current assistant majority leader of the House, also known as the whip. Born in Lewiston, he grew up in central Maine, and served for four years... Read More

UT SENATE: Mitt Romney (R)
Utah
UT SENATE: Mitt Romney (R)
2018-11-05 17:28:23
by UT SENATE: Mitt Romney (R)

Mitt Romney was the 2012 Republican nominee for President of the United States. He was also a candidate for the 2008 Republican presidential nomination and served as the Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts from 2003 through 2007. Read More

TN Senate: Marsha Blackburn (R)
Tennessee
TN Senate: Marsha Blackburn (R)

When Marsha was 16 years old, she had her first job working at a dress shop. She went to college on a 4-H scholarship and went on to sell educational books door to door for the Southwestern company. It was there ... Read More

NV SENATE: Jacky Rosen (D)
Nevada
NV SENATE: Jacky Rosen (D)
2018-11-04 19:04:54
by NV SENATE: Jacky Rosen (D)

Jacky Rosen has lived in Nevada for nearly 40 years. She is the granddaughter of immigrants and grew up in a working class family. As the first in her family to graduate from college, Jacky worked two jobs and took out... Read More

ND SENATE: Kevin Cramer (R)
North Dakota
ND SENATE: Kevin Cramer (R)
2018-11-04 18:59:36
by ND SENATE: Kevin Cramer (R)

Kevin Cramer announced his intention to run for United States Senator from North Dakota in February 2018.  In his announcement, he thanked all North Dakotan’s saying, “The people of our state have given me a great... Read More

MO SENATE: Josh Hawley (R)
Missouri
MO SENATE: Josh Hawley (R)
2018-11-04 18:53:45
by MO SENATE: Josh Hawley (R)

Raised in Lexington, Missouri, Josh Hawley currently serves as the state’s Attorney General. As Missouri’s top prosecutor, Josh has earned a reputation for taking on the big and the powerful to protect Missouri workers and... Read More

IN SENATE: Mike Braun (R)
Indiana
IN SENATE: Mike Braun (R)
2018-11-04 18:47:08
by IN SENATE: Mike Braun (R)

Mike is running because Hoosiers are ready for leaders who can break the stranglehold career politicians have on the federal government. Mike is ready to bring conservative change to Washington. Mike knows that President... Read More

FL-26: Debbie Mucarsel-Powell (D)
Florida
FL-26: Debbie Mucarsel-Powell (D)

To help her family make ends meet, Debbie started working the early-morning shift at a doughnut shop starting when she was 15 years old. But even while Debbie worked her way through high school, her mom never let a job get ... Read More

FL-15: Ross Spano (R)
Florida
FL-15: Ross Spano (R)
2018-11-04 15:42:59
by FL-15: Ross Spano (R)

As a State Representative, Ross has been a consistent voice for families and small businesses, advocating for less regulation, lower taxes, higher paying jobs and safer communities. He has fought to protect the most vulnerable... Read More

CA-48: Harley Rouda (D)
California
CA-48: Harley Rouda (D)
2018-11-04 15:30:16
by CA-48: Harley Rouda (D)

I’m a businessman, husband, father, and a patriot – not a politician. I love this country, and I’m running for Congress because Washington politicians have failed us for too long. I’ve spent my career working to grow businesses ... Read More

CA-10: Josh Harder (D)
California
CA-10: Josh Harder (D)
2018-11-04 15:23:40
by CA-10: Josh Harder (D)

More than a century ago, my great-great grandfather joined a wagon train to Manteca, started a farm, and laid the foundations of a better life for the future generations of his family. I grew up in Turlock, went to public ... Read More

VIRGINIA'S 7TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT
Virginia
VIRGINIA'S 7TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT
2018-11-03 02:38:52
by TWN Staff

Why this race matters: In the year of the woman, Spanberger has emerged as a star among stars. Spanberger, who is challenging Rep. Dave Brat in Virginia's traditionally Republican 7th Congressional District, which has been held by that party for ... Read More

UTAH'S 4TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT
Utah
UTAH'S 4TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT
2018-11-03 02:37:16
by TWN Staff

Why this race matters: Utah's 4th Congressional District is typically considered safe territory for Republicans, but the perfect storm may be brewing for Democrat Ben McAdams to oust Republican incumbent Mia Love. McAdams is the twice-elected mayor of Salt Lake ... Read More

TEXAS'S 7TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT
Texas
TEXAS'S 7TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT
2018-11-03 02:34:21
by TWN Staff

Why this race matters: First elected in this deep red Texas district in 2000, John Culberson has been a solid Republican throughout his tenure in the House. A wealthy and educated district that voted for Clinton by just 1 point, this is ... Read More

PENNSYLVANIA'S 10TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT
Pennsylvania
PENNSYLVANIA'S 10TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT
2018-11-03 02:33:07
by TWN Staff

Why this race matters: Watch Scott to see what's happening in Pennsylvania. This is a candidate whose strong bio has moved the needle with independent voters. Scott served in the U.S. Army for 20 years, deploying for Operations Just Cause, ... Read More

NEW YORK'S 22ND CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT
New York
NEW YORK'S 22ND CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT
2018-11-03 02:31:15
by TWN Staff

Why this race matters: Known as a bipartisan consensus builder as a state legislator in the New York State Assembly, Brindisi has continued to be re-elected to his post with strong support across the political spectrum. In 2016, Donald Trump received 57% ... Read More

NEW MEXICO'S 2ND CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT (open)
New Mexico
NEW MEXICO'S 2ND CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT (open)
2018-11-03 02:25:33
by TWN Staff

Why this race matters: All eyes have been on this high profile race as Democrat Xochitl Torres Small battles it out with Republican Yvette Herrell to represent New Mexico's 2nd Congressional District. The margin in this race is razor thin, ... Read More

NEW JERSEY'S 11TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT (open)
New Jersey
NEW JERSEY'S 11TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT (open)
2018-11-03 02:23:30
by TWN Staff

Why this race matters: Sherrill, a woman whose star is quickly rising among her fellow Democrats, made waves earlier this year when she brought in a massive fundraising haul of nearly $1.9 million in the second quarter. The Naval Academy graduate, ... Read More

NORTH CAROLINA'S 9TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT (open)
North Carolina
NORTH CAROLINA'S 9TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT (open)
2018-11-03 02:21:02
by TWN Staff

Why this race matters: In May, McCready celebrated an overwhelming victory in the North Carolina 9th District primary, earning more votes than every Republican candidate combined. The enthusiasm in this area of the state is palpable, and McCready's race, which ... Read More

MINNESOTA'S 7TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT
Minnesota
MINNESOTA'S 7TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT
2018-11-03 02:18:58
by TWN Staff

Why this race matters: This Republican-leaning district is decidedly pro-Trump, but Collin Peterson has effectively represented his constituents’ interests since 1991. Agriculture is the top issue with voters and as the Ranking member for the House Agriculture Committee... Read More

MICHIGAN'S 8TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT
Michigan
MICHIGAN'S 8TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT
2018-11-03 02:16:59
by TWN Staff

Why this race matters: In 2016, Mike Bishop won this blue-collar district in southern Michigan by a whopping 17%, with Trump winning by a 6.7% margin. A solid republican district, New Democrat-endorsed candidate Elissa Slotkin has closed the gap. If this seat flips, ... Read More

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