Next Up Endorses Slate of Progressive Candidates Committed to Stopping Police Killings

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 has endorsed a slate of young, progressive candidates running for state or local office who are committed to creating change to stop police killings.

 

Learn more about our candidates in:
Arizona | California | Colorado | Connecticut Florida
Georgia | Illinois | Indiana | KentuckyMassachusetts
Maryland | Michigan | North Carolina | New Hampshire
Nevada | New York | Ohio | Oklahoma | Pennsylvania
South Carolina | Tennessee | Texas | Virginia | Vermont
Wisconsin

Find all Next Up candidates, past and present.

 

2020 Featured Candidates

Yassamin Ansari
Phoenix City Council District 7
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Nimasheena Burns
Durham County Commissioner
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Yadira Caraveo
Colorado House District 31
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Greg Casar
Austin City Council, District 4
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Jevin Hodge
Maricopa County Supervisor
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Jose Garza
Travis County District Attorney
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Rick Krajewski
Pennsylvania House District 188
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Marvin Lim
Georgia House District 99
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Christian Menefee
Harris County Attorney
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Natalie Murdock
North Carolina Senate District 20
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Devin Murphy
Pinole City Council
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David Ortiz
Colorado House District 38
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Brian Rowland
Prairie View Mayor
Tamara Shewmake
Portsmouth City Council
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Whitney Walker
Maricopa County Board of Supervisors District 3
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Mauree Turner
Oklahoma House District 88
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2020 Endorsements By State

 

Arizona

Richard Andrade
Arizona House District 29
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Yassamin Ansari
Phoenix City Council District 7
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Jevin Hodge

Jevin Hodge
Maricopa County Supervisor
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Armando Montero
Tempe Union High School District #213
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Whitney Walker
Maricopa County Board of Supervisors District 3
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California

Abena Cruise
State Center Community College District
Board Area 7
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Elizabeth Lavertu
California House District 71
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Devin Murphy
Pinole City Council
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David Paredes
Fresno Unified School District Trustee
Area 5

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Stacy Williams
Central Unified School Board Truste
Area 6

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Colorado

 

Yadira Caraveo
Colorado House District 31
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David Ortiz
Colorado House District 38
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Iman Jodeh
Colorado House District 41
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Connecticut

Matthew Lesser
Connecticut Senate District 9
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Florida

Rock Aboujaoude, Jr.
State House District 10
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Pasha Baker
 State House District 28
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Franccesca Cesti-Browne
State House District 115
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Anna Eskamani
State House District 47
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Tammy Garcia
State House District 37
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Nicole Hamm
Jacksonville Council District 4
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Jessica Harrington
State House District 64
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Joshua Hicks
State House District 11
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Shevrin Jones
State Senate District 35
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Ricky Junquera
State House District 118
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Taymour Khan
State House District 7
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Bob Lynch
State House District 116
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Javonta McCoy
Hallandale Beach City Commission Seat 3
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Nancy Metayer
Coral Springs Commissioner
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Eliseo Santana
Pinellas County Sheriff
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Anselm Weber
State House District 76
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Georgia

Natalie Bucsko
 State House District 24
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Park Cannon
 State House District 58
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Jasmine Clark
State House District 108
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Nakita Hemingway
State House District 104
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Justin Holsomback
Fulton County Commission District 2
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Jesse Houle
Athens County Commissioner District 6
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Kim Jackson
State Senate District 41
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Marvin Lim
House District 99
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Rebecca Mitchell
State House District 106
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Sam Park
State House District 101
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Renitta Shannon
State House District 84
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Ted Terry
DeKalb County Commission Super District 6
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John Q. Williams
Clarke County Sherriff
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Matthew Wilson
State House District 80
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Illinois

Eric Rinehart
Lake County State Attorney
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Indiana

Monica Casanova
 Tippecanoe County Council at Large
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Amanda Qualls
State House District 49
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Daqavise Winston

Daqavise Winston
 Indianapolis Public School Board District 2
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Kentucky

Christian Motley
Lexington City Council District 8
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Francisco Serrano
Bowling Green City Commission
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Massachusetts

Meg Wheeler
State Senate, Plymouth and Norfolk District
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Maryland

Raaheela Ahmed
Board Member Prince George’s County School Board
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Brandon Scott
Mayor of Baltimore
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Michigan

Rayonte Bell
Berrien County Commissioner District 5
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Domonique Clemons
Genesee County Commissioner District 4
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Ranjeev Puri
State House District 21
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Eli Savit
Washtenaw County Prosecutor
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TyJuan Thirdgill
Delhi Charter Township Board of Trustees
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North Carolina

 

Nimasheena Burns
Durham County Commissioner
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Tiffani Koonce-Crawford
Lenoir County Commissioner
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Natalie Murdock
State Senate District 20
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Christopher Smith
Forsyth County Board of Commissioners District B
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DeAndrea Salvador
State Senate District 39
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New Hampshire

Rachel Cisto
State House, Hillsborough County District 2
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Nevada

Howard Watts
State House District 15
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New York

Dylan Rice
State House District 8
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Ohio

Jessica Miranda
State House District 28
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Oklahoma

Mauree Turner
State House District 88
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Summer Wesley
State Senate District 100
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Pennsylvania

Michael Blichar Jr.
 State House District 187
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Joanna Bryn Smith
 State House District 120
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Danilo Burgos
State House District 197
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Kolbe Cole
State House District 10
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Shanna Danielson
State Senate District 31
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Lindsay Drew
State House District 106
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Ryan Grimm
State House District 75
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Malcolm Kenyatta
State House District 181
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Emily Kinkead
State House District 20
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Rick Krajewski
State House District 188
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Brittney Rodas
State House District 105
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Tara Shakespeare
State House District 88
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Claudette Williams
State House District 176
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South Carolina

Ryan Arioli
State House District 47
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Isaac Wilson
State House District 63
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Tennessee

Gabby Salinas
House District 97
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Brandon Thomas
State House District 49
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Texas

Travis Boldt
 State House District 29
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Greg Casar
 Austin City Council
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Jasmine Crockett
State House District 100
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Jose Garza

José Garza
Travis County District Attorney
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Kendric Jones

Kendric Jones
Waller County Commissioner pt. 3
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Vance Keyes
Tarrant County Sherriff
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Eliz Markowitz
House District 28
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Christian Menefee
Harris County Attorney
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Brian Rowland
Prairie View Mayor

Lorenzo Sanchez
State House District 67
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Clayton Tucker

Clayton Tucker
State Senate District 24
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Virginia

Tamara Shewmake
Portsmouth City Council
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Vermont

Kesha Ram
State Senate Chittenden County
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Wisconsin

Jonathan Brostoff
State House District 19
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Dora Drake
State House District 11
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Kalan Haywood

Kalan Haywood
State House District 16
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