In The States

CA-10: Josh Harder (D)
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CA-10: Josh Harder (D)
2020-11-03 03:50:02
by TWN Staff

About Harder:  Josh Harder is running to represent California’s 10th Congressional District, located in California’s Central Valley covering Stanislaus County and parts of San Joaquin County.  Harder’s family has been in the Central Valley for generations, since his great-great grandfather... Read More

AZ-02: Brandon Martin (R)
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AZ-02: Brandon Martin (R)
2020-11-03 03:42:06
by TWN Staff

About Martin:  While growing up Martin worked the local farms in his community. Later he installed floors and subfloors.  Later in life, Martin served the youth in his community. He coached youth football and has acted as a substitute teacher. ... Read More

AZ-02: Ann Kirkpatrick (D)
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AZ-02: Ann Kirkpatrick (D)
2020-11-03 03:34:03
by TWN Staff

About Kirkpatrick:  Ann Kirkpatrick was born and raised in rural Arizona and moved to Tucson to attend the University of Arizona. She worked as a prosecutor, starting her career in the Pima County Attorney’s office, before going on to serve... Read More

AZ-01: Tom O’Halleran (D)
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AZ-01: Tom O’Halleran (D)
2020-11-03 03:26:54
by TWN Staff

About O’Halleran:  Growing up, Tom O’Halleran was eager to serve and protect his community as a police officer. In 1966, at 20 years old, he joined the Chicago Police Department, where he was an officer and then a sergeant in... Read More

CA-04: Brynne Kennedy (D)
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CA-04: Brynne Kennedy (D)
2020-11-02 22:12:56
by TWN Staff

About Kennedy: Brynne Kennedy is a candidate for U.S. Congress. Kennedy is the founder of Topia – a software company that has pioneered new tools to help more businesses compete in a changing economy. She was raised in a rural... Read More

TX-03: Helane Seikaly (D)
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TX-03: Helane Seikaly (D)
2020-11-02 21:50:17
by TWN Staff

About Seikaly: Helane “Lulu” Seikaly is a first-generation American, the daughter of a pediatric specialist and a Registered Nurse who fled civil war in their native Lebanon. Raised in North Texas, Seikaly’s interest in service to her community began at... Read More

NY-17: Mondaire Jones (D)
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NY-17: Mondaire Jones (D)
2020-11-02 21:35:09
by TWN Staff

About Jones: Mondaire Jones was born to a young, single mother at Nyack Hospital and raised in the working-class village of Spring Valley, which is in Rockland County.  Like many single moms, his mother leaned heavily on her parents for... Read More

TX-10: Mike Siegel (D)
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TX-10: Mike Siegel (D)
2020-11-02 21:31:25
by TWN Staff

About Siegel: Mike Siegel is a civil rights lawyer and former public school teacher running for Texas’s 10th Congressional district. He began his career in 1999, joining the Americorps national civil service program and teaching 3rd grade as a Teach... Read More

Texas Court Rejects Bid to Toss 127,000 Harris County Votes, But Fight Isn't Over
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Texas Court Rejects Bid to Toss 127,000 Harris County Votes, But Fight Isn't Over

AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas Supreme Court on Sunday rejected, without comment, a bid by three Republican candidates and a GOP activist to toss out almost 127,000 votes cast from drive-thru lanes in the emerging Democratic stronghold of Harris County. The votes, however, are... Read More

WI-07: Tom Tiffany (R)
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WI-07: Tom Tiffany (R)
2020-11-02 07:14:14
by TWN Staff

About Tiffany:  Tom Tiffany has established deep roots in the 7th Congressional District over the past 30 years where he and his wife, Chris, have lived and raised their three daughters. As a successful small business owner, Tiffany owned and... Read More

WI-05: Scott Fitzgerald (R)
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WI-05: Scott Fitzgerald (R)
2020-11-02 07:10:05
by TWN Staff

About Fitzgerald:  Scott Fitzgerald will fight liberal efforts in Congress to defund the police and ensure public safety programs are fully funded — providing families with the stability to live, work and raise a family. In Congress, Scott Fitzgerald will... Read More

WA-10: Marilyn Strickland (D)
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WA-10: Marilyn Strickland (D)
2020-11-02 07:04:52
by TWN Staff

About Strickland:  Marilyn Strickland was born in Seoul, South Korea. Her father, who fought in World War II and Korea, met her mother while he was stationed there after the war. If elected to Congress, she will be the first... Read More

UT-01: Blake Moore (R)
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UT-01: Blake Moore (R)
2020-11-02 06:53:19
by TWN Staff

About Moore: Blake Moore was born and raised in Ogden. He learned responsibility and hard work from his dad; and all about optimism and service from his mom.  During his senior year, he was awarded the Wendy’s National High School... Read More

TX-24: Candace Valenzuela (D)
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TX-24: Candace Valenzuela (D)
2020-11-02 06:47:24
by TWN Staff

About Valenzuela: Candace Valenzuela is a mother, an educator, and a lifelong Texan. She first ran for her local school board to improve Texas schools, becoming the first Latina and first African-American woman to serve on the Carrollton-Farmers Branch school... Read More

TX-24: Beth Van Duyne (R)
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TX-24: Beth Van Duyne (R)
2020-11-02 06:38:26
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About Van Duyne: Beth Van Duyne is a single, working-mother of two kids. She left home at the age of 17, put herself through college, became the first female mayor of her hometown, and then was asked to serve America... Read More

TX-10: Michael McCaul (R)
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TX-10: Michael McCaul (R)
2020-11-02 06:24:46
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About McCaul: Michael McCaul is the son of a World War II veteran and a fourth-generation Texan. He is chairman emeritus of the House Homeland Security Committee, as well as the ranking member on the House Foreign Affairs Committee.  McCaul... Read More

TX-07: Wesley Hunt (R)
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TX-07: Wesley Hunt (R)
2020-11-02 06:19:18
by TWN Staff

About Hunt:   Wesley Hunt was born and raised in Houston, Texas, in a military family and is an alumnus of St. John’s School. Upon graduation from St. John’s, Hunt accepted an appointment to the United States Military Academy at... Read More

TX-07: Lizzie Fletcher (D)
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TX-07: Lizzie Fletcher (D)
2020-11-02 06:12:29
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About Fletcher:  Lizzie Fletcher has lived in Texas’ Seventh Congressional District nearly all her life, and has made her home and built her career in the district.  After graduating from St. John’s School in 1993, Fletcher went to Kenyon College... Read More

TX-04: Pat Fallon (R)
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TX-04: Pat Fallon (R)
2020-11-02 06:07:56
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About Fallon: Pat Fallon, during his eight year tenure in the Texas Legislature, has built a strong conservative record and a reputation for being an advocate for Texas taxpayers. He has supported securing the border, enforcing the ban on sanctuary... Read More

TX-03: Van Taylor (R)
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TX-03: Van Taylor (R)
2020-11-02 05:39:15
by TWN Staff

About Taylor: A seventh generation Texan, Van Taylor is a family man, businessman, and decorated Iraq War Veteran. Growing up, Taylor earned the rank of Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America, and had the honor bestowed on him... Read More

TN-01: Diana Harshbarger (R)
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TN-01: Diana Harshbarger (R)
2020-11-02 05:33:11
by TWN Staff

About Harshbarger: ​Diana Harshbarger was born in Kingsport, Tenn., and grew up in the small neighboring town of Bloomingdale. Her parents taught her that with hard work and an unrelenting spirit, anything is possible. Though they did not have the... Read More

OR-02: Cliff Bentz (R)
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OR-02: Cliff Bentz (R)
2020-11-02 05:26:51
by TWN Staff

About Bentz: Cliff Bentz is a third generation Oregonian, raised on his family’s cattle ranches in Harney County. He attended Whitehorse Ranch and Pine Creek Grade Schools. At age 14, he was sent to live with an aunt and uncle... Read More

NY-27: Christopher Jacobs (R)
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NY-27: Christopher Jacobs (R)
2020-11-02 05:16:31
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About Jacobs: Chris Jacobs is a conservative, small businessman and New York State Senator representing Erie County in Western New York. First elected to the Senate in 2016 and re-elected in November of 2018, Jacobs has been a strong voice... Read More

NY-22: Claudia Tenney (R)
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NY-22: Claudia Tenney (R)
2020-11-02 05:03:11
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About Tenney: Claudia Tenney is an attorney and businesswoman. She was elected to Congress in November 2016 to represent New York’s 22nd District which encompasses eight counties in Upstate New York. Prior to her election to Congress, Claudia represented portions... Read More

NY-22: Anthony Brindisi (D)
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NY-22: Anthony Brindisi (D)
2020-11-02 04:55:59
by TWN Staff

About Brindisi: Elected in 2018, Anthony Brindisi has been an outspoken advocate for his district. As an independent voice and a tireless supporter of Upstate New York’s working families, Brindisi has developed a record of working with anyone, at any... Read More

NY-16: Jamaal Bowman (D)
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NY-16: Jamaal Bowman (D)
2020-11-02 04:31:14
by TWN Staff

About Bowman: Jamaal Bowman was born and raised in New York City.  He spent his early years in public housing and later in rent-controlled apartments. He didn’t have much growing up, but his mother provided him all that he needed:... Read More

NY-15: Ritchie Torres (D)
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NY-15: Ritchie Torres (D)
2020-11-02 04:22:03
by TWN Staff

About Torres: Richie Torres is a product of the Bronx, born and bred. He was raised by a single mother who kept the family afloat on a $4.25 minimum wage. He grew up in a housing project that was full... Read More

NM-03: Teresa Leger Fernandez (D)
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NM-03: Teresa Leger Fernandez (D)
2020-11-02 04:16:55
by TWN Staff

About Leger Fernandez: After receiving her B.A. from Yale University and J.D. from Stanford, Leger Fernandez returned home to New Mexico. She has promised to honor voters with deep respect and will use her experience and vision to accomplish ambitious... Read More

NH-02: Steve Negron (R)
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NH-02: Steve Negron (R)
2020-11-02 03:38:02
by TWN Staff

About Negron: Steve Negron is the founder, president and CEO of Integron, LLC, a small, minority- and Veteran-owned company in Nashua N.H. This is his second time running for Congress in the 2nd district.  A longtime officer in the U.S.... Read More

NH-02: Ann L. McLane Kuster (D)
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NH-02: Ann L. McLane Kuster (D)
2020-11-02 03:19:23
by TWN Staff

About McLane Kuster: Ann L. McLane Kuster was born and raised in Concord, N.H. Her parents were community leaders who taught her the importance of public service through example. McLane Kuster's mother, Susan McLane, served in the New Hampshire State... Read More

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