All Next Up Victory Fund Endorsees, Past and Present

The Next Up Victory Fund supports young candidates who reflect the progressive movement and will be champions of our values for years to come. Below see all Next Up candidates since the launch of the initiative in July 2017.

By State: California | Colorado | Connecticut | Florida | Georgia | Idaho | Iowa | Kansas | Maine | Maryland | Massachusetts | Michigan | Minnesota | Missouri | Montana | New Jersey | New York | North Carolina | Oklahoma | Ohio | Pennsylvania | Tennessee | Virginia | Wisconsin

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California


Irella Blackwood
, 2018
Alameda County, CA Auditor-Controller/Clerk-Recorder

Wendy Carrillo, 2017
CA State Assembly, District 51

David Diaz, 2017
El Monte, CA Union High School District

Matt Haney
, 2018
San Francisco Board of
Supervisors, District 6

Christy Holstege, 2017
Palm Springs, CA City Council

Caro Jaurequi, 2017
Whittier, CA City School District, Board of Education

Geneviéve Jones-Wright
, 2018
San Diego, CA District Attorney

Tamika L’ecluse
, 2018
Sacramento City, CA Council District 5

Colorado


Tay Anderson, 2017
Denver School Board, District 4

Suzie Brundage, 2017
Thornton, CO City Council

Kyra deGruy, 2017
Lakewood, CO City Council, Ward 1

Jackson Dreiling, 2017
Westminster, CO City Council

Rochelle Galindo
, 2018
Colorado House of Reps,
District 50

Connecticut


Quentin Phipps
, 2018
CT House, District 100

Florida


Anna Eskamani
, 2018
FL House, District 47

Andrew Gillum
, 2018
FL Governor

Georgia


Park Cannon
, 2018
GA House, District 58

Bee Nguyen
, 2017
State Representative, District 89

Sam Park
, 2018
GA House, District 101

Sachin Varghese, 2017
State Representative, District 89

Idaho


Paulette Jordan
, 2018
ID Governor

Iowa


Deidre DeJear
, 2018
IA Secretary of State

Zach Wahls
, 2018
IA Senate, District 37

Kansas


Logan Heley, 2017
Overland Park, KS City Council

Maine


Marpheen Chann, 2017
Portland, ME City Council, District 5

Ben Chin, 2017
Lewiston, ME Mayor

Chloe Maxmin
, 2018
ME House, District 8

Maryland


Angela Angel
, 2018
MD Senate, District 25

Allison Berkowitz
, 2018
MD House, District 7

Candace Hollingsworth
, 2018
Prince George’s County,
MD Council, District 2

Ashwani Jain
, 2018
Montgomery County, MD
Council At-Large

Will Jawando
, 2018
Montgomery County, MD
Council At-Large

Jazz Lewis
, 2018
MD House, District 24

Byron Macfarlane
, 2018
Howard County, MD
Register of Wills

Ashanti Martinez
, 2018
MD House, District 22

Lesley Lopez
, 2018
MD House, District 39

Maurice Simpson, Jr.
, 2018
MD House, District 24

Massachusetts


Adriane B. Musgrave, 2017
Cambridge, MA City Council

Nadya Okamoto, 2017
Cambridge, MA City Council

Sumbul Siddiqui, 2017
Cambridge, MA City Council

Vatsady Sivongxay, 2017
Cambridge, MA City Council

Michigan


Nada Al-Hanooti, 2017
Dearborn, MI City Council

Erin Byrnes, 2017
Dearborn, MI City Council

Garlin Gilchrist, 2017
Detroit, MI City Clerk

Brian Jackson, 2017
Lansing City, MI Council

Myya Jones
, 2018
MI House, District 4

Peter Spadafore, 2017
Lansing, MI City Council

Raymond E. King Jr.
, 2018
Kent County, MI Commission,
District 6

Derrell Slaughter
, 2018
Ingram County, MI Commission,
District 3

Aaron Stephens, 2017
East Lansing, MI City Council

Donald Stuckey
, 2018
MI House, District 9

Maria Taylor, 2017
Farmington, MI City Council

Allison Quast-Lents
, 2018
MI House, District 99

Coleman Young II, 2017
Mayor of Detroit, MI

Minnesota


Melvin Carter, 2017
Mayor of Saint Paul, MN

Patrick Martin, 2017
Bloomington, MN City Council

Mitra Nelson
, 2018
Saint Paul, MN Council, Ward 4

Jillia Pessenda, 2017
Minneapolis, MN City Council

Missouri


Michael Butler
, 2018
Recorder of Deeds St. Louis, MO

Kevin Windham
, 2018
MO House, District 85

Montana


Jade Bahr
, 2018
MT House, District 50

New Jersey


Harrison Burke, 2017
Hillsborough, NJ Township Committee

Christine Lui Chen, 2017
NJ State Senate District 23

Balvir Singh, 2017
Burlington County, NJ Freeholder

New York


Gabrielle Anzalone
, 2018
Lindenhurst Board of Education

Ronnie Cho, 2017
New York City Council, District 2

Jack Harrington, 2017
Brookhaven, NY Town Supervisor

Carlina Rivera, 2017
New York City Council, District 2

Corey Johnson, 2017
New York City Council, District 3

Jimmy Pearson, 2017
Dutchess County, NY Legislature, District 25

Marjorie Velazquez, 2017
New York City Council, District 13

Gregory Young, 2017
Gloversville, NY City Council, Ward 5

Amanda Farias, 2017
New York City Council, District 18

Dylan Schwartz, 2017
New York City Council, District 51

North Carolina


Dimple Ajmera, 2017
Charlotte, NC City Council At Large

Zainab Baloch, 2017
Raleigh, NC City Council At Large

Clark Covolo, 2017
Rocky Mount, NC City Council, Ward 6

Irving Allen, 2017
Greensboro, NC City Council

Levon Barnes, 2017
Durham, NC City Council, Ward 2

Calvin Deutschbein, 2017
Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools, Board of Education

Pierce Freelon, 2017
Durham, NC Mayor

Uriah Ward, 2017
Greenville, NC City Council, District 3

Olivia Scott , 2017
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Board of Education, District 3

Ohio


Aryeh Alex, 2017
Franklin Township, OH Trustee

Rachel Crooks
, 2018
OH House, District 88

Tamaya Dennard, 2017
Cincinnati, OH City Council

Daniel Gordon, 2017
Bowling Green, OH City Council

Megan Kilgore, 2017
Columbus, OH City Auditor

Chris Seelbach, 2017
Cincinnati, OH City Councilmember

Oklahoma


Shay White
, 2018
OK House, District 77

Pennsylvania


Mark Barbee, 2017
Mayor of Bridgeport, PA

Chuck Black, 2017
Williamsport, PA Area School Board

Sara Innamorato,
2018
PA House, District 21

Rod Irish, 2017
Washington, PA Township Supervisor

Beth Jacksier, 2017
Bridgeport, PA City Council, Ward 1

Malcolm Kenyatta,
2018
PA House, District 181

Liz Kishbaugh, 2017
Mifflin County, PA Register and Recorder

Summer Lee,
2018
PA House, District 34

Katie Muth
, 2018
PA Senate, District 44

Jenna Ott, 2017
North Penn, PA School Board

Heather Ward, 2017
Tredyffrin/Easttown, PA School Board, Region 3

Virginia


Canek Aguirre
, 2018
Alexandria City Council, VA

Elizabeth Bennett-Parker
, 2018
Alexandria City Council, VA

Justin Fairfax
, 2017
Lieutenant Governor

Stephanie Morales, 2017
Commonwealth’s Attorney of Portsmouth

Jennifer Carroll Foy
, 2017
State Representative, District 2

Chris Hurst
, 2017
State Representative, District 12

Danica Roem
, 2017
State Representative, District 13

Kelly Fowler
, 2017
State Representative, District 21

Joshua Cole
, 2017
State Representative, District 28

Donte Tanner
, 2017
State Representative, District 40

Kathy Tran
, 2017
State Representative, District 42

Lee Carter
, 2017
State Representative, District 50

Jamaal Johnston
, 2017
State Representative, District 60

Karrie Delaney
, 2017
State Representative, District 67

Jay Jones
, 2017
State Representative, District 89

Mo Seifeldein
, 2018
Alexandria City Council, VA

John Taylor Chapman
, 2018
Alexandria City Council, VA

Schuyler VanValkenburg
, 2017
State Representative, District 72

Tennessee


Raumesh Akbari
, 2018
TN Senate District 29

Jennifer Edwards
, 2018
Rutherford County, TN Commission,
District 7

Lakshmi Giroti
, 2018
Commission, District 20

Michele Harbin
, 2018
Sumner County, TN
Commission, District 2

Lee Harris
, 2018
Shelby County, TN Mayor

Katrina Robinson
, 2018
TN Senate, District 33

Wisconsin


Mandela Barnes
, 2018
WI Lieutenant Governor

Arvina Martin
, 2018
WI Secretary of State

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