Next Up Endorses Young Progressives

PFAW’s Next Up Victory Fund is helping progressive candidates win state and local races across the country with the goal of turning states blue and building a deep bench of progressive candidates The Next Up Victory Fund supports young candidates who reflect the progressive movement and will be champions of our values for years to come.

We’re proud to endorse…


Ana Hernandez

TX Senate
District 6
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Alaska


Tiffany Zulkosky

AK House, District 38
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Arizona


Elora Diaz

Phoenix, AZ Elementary School
District 1 Governing Board
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Alexis Hermosillo

Mayor of El Mirage, AZ
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Kathy Hoffman

AZ Superintendent
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Jennifer Jermaine

AZ House, District 18
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Tony Navarrete

AZ Senate, District 30
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Stephanie Parra

Phoenix, AZ Union Governing
Board, Ward 3
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Elaissia Sears

West Mesa, AZ Justice of
the Peace
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California


Jonathan Abboud

Santa Barbara, CA Community
College District Board of
Trustees, Area 6
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Adam Carranza

Mountain View, CA
School Board
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Matt Haney

San Francisco Board of
Supervisors, District 6
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José Magaña

San Jose, CA Unified School
District Board of Trustees,
Area 2
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Alfonso Morales

Lynwood, CA Unified School
Board, District A
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Sofia Pereira
Arcata City Council, CA
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Andres Ramos

Compton Community, CA
College District Board
of Trustees, Area 1
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Alma Delia Renteria

Lynwood, CA Unified School
Board, District A
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Jazmin Robles
Arvin City Council, CA
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Gloria Soto

Santa Maria, CA City
Council, District 3A
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Colorado


Yadira Caraveo

CO House, District 31
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Julie Gonzales

CO Senate, District 34
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Jena Griswold

CO Secretary of State
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Emily Sirota

CO House, District 9
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Brianna Titone

CO House, District 57
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Alex Valdez

CO House, District 5
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Connecticut


Raghib Allie-Brennan

CT House, District 2
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Will Haskell

CT Senate, District 26
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Quentin Phipps

CT House, District 100
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District of Columbia


Zachary Parker

D.C. Board of Education,
Ward 5
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Florida


Pasha “Posh” Baker

Mayor of Sanford, FL
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Fentrice Driskell

FL House, District 63
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Anna Eskamani

FL House, District 47
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Nikki Fried

FL Commissioner of Agriculture
and Consumer Services
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Dotie Joseph

FL House, District 108
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Cindy Polo

FL House, District 103
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Joshua Simmons

Coral Springs, FL City
Commission, Seat 4
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Jennifer Webb

FL House, District 69
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Georgia


Everton Blair

Gwinnett County, GA
Board of Education
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Park Cannon

GA House, District 58
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Jasmine Clark

GA House, District 108
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Ben Ku, Gwinnett County

GA County Commission, District 2
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Beth Moore

GA House, District 95
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Sam Park

GA House, District 101
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Nikema Williams

GA Senate, District 39
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Illinois


Anne Stava-Murray

IL House, District 81
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Iowa


Zach Wahls

IA Senate, District 37
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Maine


Chloe Maxmin

ME House, District 88
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Maryland


Will Jawando

Montgomery County, MD
Council At-Large
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Jazz Lewis

MD House, District 24
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Byron Macfarlane

Howard County, MD
Register of Wills
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Lesley Lopez

MD House, District 39
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Massachusetts


Emily Farrer

MA House, 3rd
Bristol District
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Natalie Higgins

MA House, 4th Worcester
District
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Tram Nguyen

MA House, 18th Essex District
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Becca Rausch

MA Senate, Norfolk, Bristol
& Middlesex District
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Michigan


Darrin Camilleri

MI House, District 23
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Alex Garza

MI House, District 12
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Jewell Jones

MI House, District 11
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Matt Koleszar

MI House, District 20
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Jason Morgan

Washtenaw County, MI Board of
Commissioners, District 8
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Meredith Place

Kalamazoo County, MI Board of
Commissioners, District 11
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Laurie Pohutsky

MI House, District 19
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Gillian Ream Gainsley

Ypsilanti, MI School Board
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Derrell Slaughter

Ingram County, MI Board of
Commissioners, District 3
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Minnesota


Anne Claflin

MN House, District 54A
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Heather Edelson

MN House, District 49A
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Irene Fernando

Hennepin County, MN
Commission. District 2
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April Graves

Brooklyn Center City Council, MN
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Alice Mann

MN house, District 56B
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Mitra Nelson

Saint Paul, MN Council,
Ward 4
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Missouri


Michael Butler

Recorder of Deeds St. Louis, MO
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Kevin Windham

MO House, District 85
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Montana


Jade Bahr

MT House, District 50
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Nevada


Alexander Assefa

NV House, District 42
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Yvanna Cancela

NV Senate, District 10
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Edgar Flores

NV House, District 28
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Sandra Jauregui

NV House, District 41
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Selena Torres

NV Assembly, District 3
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Howard Watts

NV House, District 15
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Kalie Work

Washoe County, NV Recorder
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New Hampshire


Safiya Wazir

NH House, District
Merrimack 17
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New Mexico


Micaela Cadena

NM House, District 33
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Andrea Romero

NM House, District 46
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New York


Alessandra Biaggi

NY Senate, District 34
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Andrew Gounardes

NY Senate, District 22
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Zellnor Myrie

NY Senate, District 20
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Jessica Ramos

NY Senate, District 13
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Kevin Thomas

NY Senate, District 6
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North Carolina


Sydney Batch

NC House, District 37
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Matt Calabria

Wake County Commission,
NC District 2
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Ashton Clemmons

NC House, District 57
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Jessica Holmes

Wake County, NC Commission,
District 3
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Mujtaba Mohammed

NC Senate, District 38
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Ohio


Kathleen Clyde

OH Secretary of State
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Michael Stinziano

Franklin County, OH Auditor
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Pennsylvania


Liz Hanbidge

PA House, District 61
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Sara Innamorato

PA House, District 21
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Malcolm Kenyatta

PA House, District 181
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Summer Lee

PA House, District 34
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Katie Muth

PA Senate, District 44
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Jennifer O’Mara

PA House, District 165
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Rhode Island


Kat Kerwin

Providence, RI City
Council, Ward 12
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Stephen Larbi

Pawtucket, RI School
Committee
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Roberto Moreno

Pawtucket, RI School
Committee
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Tennessee


Raumesh Akbari

TN Senate, District 29
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Lee Harris

Shelby County, TN Mayor
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Katrina Robinson

TN Senate, District 33
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Texas


Devan Allen

Tarrant County, TX Commission,
Precinct 2
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John Bucy

TX House, District 136
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James Talarico

TX House, District 52
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Erin Zwiener

TX House, District 45
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Virginia


Elizabeth Bennett-Parker

Alexandria City Council, VA
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Canek Aguirre

Alexandria City Council, VA
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John Taylor Chapman

Alexandria City Council, VA
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Mo Seifeldein

Alexandria City Council, VA
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Tamara Shewmake

Portsmouth, VA School Board
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Washington


Emily Randall

WA Senate, District 26
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West Virginia


Sammi Brown

WV House of Delegate,
District 65
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Wisconsin


Mandela Barnes

WI Lieutenant Governor
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Sarah Godlewski

WI State Treasurer
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