Next Up Endorses Local Candidates for 2017

Amanda Farias is a Democratic candidate for New York City Council endorsed by the Next Up Victory Fund.

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.

Learn more about our candidates: California | Colorado | Kansas | Maine | Massachusetts | Michigan | Minnesota | New Jersey | New York | North Carolina | Ohio | Pennsylvania | Virginia

California


Wendy Carrillo
CA State Assembly
District 51
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David Diaz
El Monte, CA Union
High School District
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Christy Holstege
Palm Springs, CA City Council
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Caro Jaurequi
Whittier, CA City School District
Board of Education
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Colorado


Tay Anderson
Denver School Board
District 4
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Suzie Brundage
Thornton, CO City Council
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Kyra deGruy
Lakewood, CO City Council
Ward 1
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Jackson Dreiling
Westminster, CO City Council
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Maine


Marpheen Chann
Portland, ME City Council District 5
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Ben Chin
Mayor of Lewiston, ME
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Massachusetts


Adriane B. Musgrave
Cambridge, MA City Council
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Nadya Okamoto
Cambridge, MA City Council
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Sumbul Siddiqui
Cambridge, MA City Council
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Vatsady Sivongxay
Cambridge, MA City Council
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Michigan


Nada Al-Hanooti
Dearborn, MI City Council
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Erin Byrnes
Dearborn, MI City Council
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Garlin Gilchrist
Detroit, MI City Clerk
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Brian Jackson
Lansing City, MI Council
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Peter Spadafore
Lansing, MI City Council
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Aaron Stephens
East Lansing, MI City Council
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Maria Taylor
Farmington, MI City Council
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Coleman Young II
Mayor of Detroit, MI
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Minnesota


Melvin Carter
Mayor of Saint Paul, MN
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Patrick Martin
Bloomington, MN City Council
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Jillia Pessenda
Minneapolis, MN City Council
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New Jersey


Harrison Burke
Hillsborough, NJ Township
Committee
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Balvir Singh
Burlington County, NJ Freeholder
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New York


Jack Harrington
Brookhaven, NY Town Supervisor
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Corey Johnson
New York City Council District 3

Jimmy Pearson
Dutchess County, NY Legislature
District 25
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Carlina Rivera
New York City Council
District 2
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Dylan Schwartz
New York City Council
District 51
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Gregory Young
Gloversville, NY City Council Ward 5
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North Carolina


Dimple Ajmera
Charlotte, NC City Council At Large
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Irving Allen
Greensboro, NC City Council
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Calvin Deutschbein
Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools
Board of Education
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Uriah Ward
Greenville, NC City Council
District 3
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Olivia Scott
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools
Board of Education District 3
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Ohio


Aryeh Alex
Franklin Township, OH Trustee
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Tamaya Dennard
Cincinnati, OH City Council
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Daniel Gordon
Bowling Green, OH City Council
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Megan Kilgore
Columbus, OH City Auditor
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Chris Seelbach
Cincinnati, OH City Councilmember
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Pennsylvania


Mark Barbee
Mayor of Bridgeport, PA
Website

Chuck Black
Williamsport, PA Area School Board
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Rod Irish
Washington, PA Township
Supervisor
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Beth Jacksier
Bridgeport, PA City Council
Ward 1
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Liz Kishbaugh
Mifflin County, PA Register
and Recorder
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Jenna Ott
North Penn, PA School Board
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Heather Ward
Tredyffrin/Easttown, PA
School Board Region 3
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Virginia


Stephanie Morales
Portsmouth Commonwealth’s Attorney
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