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.

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2019 Endorsements

Alaska


Alicia Hughes-Skandijs

Juneau, AK Assembly, District 1
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Carole Triem

Juneau, AK Assembly Areawide
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Arizona


Carlos Garcia

Phoenix City Council, District 8, AZ
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Lane Santa Cruz

Tucson, AZ City Council, Ward 1
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California


Elizabeth Betancourt

CA State Assembly, District 1
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District of Columbia


Drew Courtney

Advisory Neighborhood
Commission, District 6C06, DC
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Iowa


Chelsea Chism-Vargas

Des Moines, IA City Council, Ward 4
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Illinois


Maria Hadden

Chicago, IL City Council,
Ward 49
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Rossana Rodriguez

Chicago, IL City Council,
Ward 33
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Anna Valencia

Chicago, IL City Clerk
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Louisiana


Ethan Ashley

LA House, District 97
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Brendan Csaposs

East Baton Rouge Metro
Council, District 8, LA
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Maine


Spencer Thibodeau

Mayor of Portland, ME
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Michigan


Sara Habbo

Southfield, MI City Council
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Jason Hoskins

Southfield, MI City Council
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Minnesota


Mitra Jalali Nelson

Saint Paul, MN City Council, Ward 4
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Mississippi


Jeramey Anderson

MS House of Representatives,
District 110
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Jarvis Dortch

MS House of Representatives,
District 66
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Orlando Paden

MS House of Representatives,
District 26
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Brandon Rue

MS House of Representatives,
District 102
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Aisha Sanders

MS House of Representatives,
District 96
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Missouri


Melissa Robinson

Kansas City City Council, District 3, MO
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New Hampshire


Hassan Essa

Manchester, NH City
Council, Ward 11
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North Carolina


Dimple Ajmera

Charlotte City Council At-Large, NC
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Zainab Baloch

Mayor of Raleigh, NC
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Matt Hughes

Hillsborough City Commission At-Large, NC
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Tai Huynh

Chapel Hill, NC City Council
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Jillian Johnson

Durham, NC City Council At-Large
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Jorge Millares

Charlotte City Council At-Large, NC
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Braxton Winston

Charlotte City Council At-Large, NC
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New Hampshire


Naomi Andrews

NH House, Rockingham 9
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New York


Samuel Fein

Albany County Legislator, District 6, NY
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Korin Kirk

Board of Education, Binghamton, NY
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Air Rhodes

Beacon City Council, Ward 2, NY
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Sarah Salem

Poughkeepsie City Council At-Large, NY
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Salka Valerio

Binghamton City Council, District 7, NY
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Ohio


Sheena Barnes

Toledo, OH Public Schools Board of Education
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Bobby McDowall

Mogadore, OH City Council
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Oklahoma


James Cooper

Oklahoma City, OK City
Council, Ward 2
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JoBeth Hamon

Oklahoma City, OK City
Council, Ward 6
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Pennsylvania


Kevin Carter

Pittsburgh City Council, District 8, PA
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Amanda Bakay

Lancaster, PA City Council. At-Large
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Xavier Garcia-Molina

Lancaster, PA City Council. At-Large
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Jamie Gauthier

Philadelphia City Council. District 3, PA
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Bethany Hallam

Allegheny County, PA Council, At-Large
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Jennifer Rager-Kay

PA House of Representatives, District 85
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Jessica Rothchild

Scranton, PA City Council, At-Large
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Joshua Siegel

Allentown, PA City Council At-large
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Tennessee


David Hayes

Knoxville, TN City Council At-Large
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Delishia Porterfield

Nashville, TN Metro Council,
District 29
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Tami Sawyer

Mayor of Memphis, TN
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South Carolina


Carrie Counton

SC House, District 19
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Virginia


Lashrecse Aird

VA House of Delegates, District 63
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Alex Askew
VA House of Delegates, District 85
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Kenny Boddye

Prince William County, VA Board of Supervisors, Occoquan District
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Jennifer Carroll Foy

VA House of Delegates, District 2
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Lee Carter

VA House of Delegates, District 50
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Dakota Claytor

VA Senate, District 22
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Joshua Cole

VA House of Delegates, District 28
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Lindsey Dougherty

VA House of Delegates, District 62
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Karrie Delaney

VA House of Delegates, District 67
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Steve Descano

Fairfax Commonwealth’s Attorney, VA
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Brent Finnegan

VA House of Delegates, District 26
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Jess Foster

VA House of Delegates, District 88
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Kelly Fowler

VA House of Delegates, District 21
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Karl Frisch

Fairfax County School Board, Providence
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Laura Galante

VA House of Delegates, District 18
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Morgan Goodman

VA House of Delegates, District 55
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Justin Hannah

Loudoun County Sheriff, VA
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Dan Helmer

VA House of Delegates, District 40
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Phil Hernandez

VA House of Delegates, District 100
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Sally Hudson

VA House of Delegates, District 57
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Chris Hurst

VA House of Delegates, District 12
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Jay Jones

VA House of Delegates, District 89
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Flo Ketner

VA Senate, District 19
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Joshua King

Prince William County Sheriff, VA
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Jennifer Kitchen

VA House of Delegates, District 25
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Rebecca Leser

VA House of Delegates, District 96
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Jennifer Lewis

VA House of Delegates, District 20
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Michael Mullin

VA House of Delegates, District 93
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Michael Payne

Charlottesville City Council, VA
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Amanda Pohl

VA Senate, District 11
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Qasim Rashid

VA Senate, District 28
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Sam Rasoul

VA House, District 11
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Danica Roem

VA House of Delegates, District 13
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Ronnie Ross

VA Senate, District 27
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Koran Saines

Loudoun County, VA Board of
Supervisors, Sterling District
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Ibraheem Samirah

VA House of Delegates, District 86
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Eric Stamps

VA House of Delegates, District 14
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Suhas Subramanyam

VA House of Delegates, District 87
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Kathy Tran

VA House of Delegates, District 42
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Schuyler VanValkenburg

VA House of Delegates, District 72
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Tia Walbridge

Loudoun County, VA Board of Supervisors, Blueridge District
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West Virginia


Stephen Smith

WV Governor
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Wisconsin


Clinton Anderson

Beloit, WI City Council At-Large
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Elizabeth Doyle

Dane County Board of Supervisors District 1, WI
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Lindsay Lemmer

Madison Alder, District 3, WI
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Avra Reddy

Madison, WI City Council,
District 8
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