Antonio Delgado lives in Rhinebeck with his wife Lacey and two kids, Maxwell and Coltrane. His story is the story of the American Dream. A dream that once existed for people in the Hudson Valley and Catskill region, and a dream that Antonio is committed to bringing back. That’s why he’s running for Congress in New York’s 19th Congressional District.
Deb Haaland is running to be the first Native American woman in Congress (New Mexico 1st District). Deb is an enrolled member of the Pueblo of Laguna, a former small business woman, a UNM Law School graduate and a single mother. Deb is a powerful voice for racial and gender equity, and will be a champion for all working families in Congress.
Joe Neguse, is an attorney who previously served as a member of the University of Colorado Board of Regents, representing the Second Congressional District for six years from 2009 through 2015. He also co-founded New Era Colorado, the state’s largest youth voter registration and mobilization organization and he served in the cabinet of Governor Hickenlooper running the state’s consumer protection agency.
Lauren Underwood is a registered nurse from Naperville, Illinois, running for Congress in the Illinois 14th Congressional District. She is committed to working across the aisle to bring strong, high-paying jobs to northern Illinois and will champion health and economic security as she serves the people of the 14th district.
Steven Horsford is a proven champion for Nevada’s working families. He is running for Congress to stand up to the reckless agenda of Donald Trump and the Congressional Republicans that is hurting our families. They voted to take health care away from millions, passed a tax scheme to benefit the richest among us, and undermine our basic American freedoms.
Colin Allred is a civil rights attorney and Dallas native who is inspired by the many grassroots voices that have stepped forward to defend this nation's common values since the 2016 election. Colin is running for Congress to represent Texas's 32nd Congressional District because he believes that now, at a time when the nation has never been more divided, we need leaders who will stand up for all communities. Colin is fighting to empower Texas's 32nd District by improving public education, encouraging economic growth, ensuring access to quality healthcare for all, and protecting our civil rights and liberties.
Dwayne Gregory was born and raised on the South Shore of Long Island to a World War II Veteran and a community health nurse. Like his father, DuWayne was inspired to serve his country and community at a young age, enlisting in the United States Army and rising to the rank of 1st Lieutenant where he served with distinction before returning to Long Island. Today, DuWayne is running for the United States Congress to represent the families of New York's 2nd District, with a focused on issues that matter most to working families: protecting taxpayers, tackling the opioid epidemic, improving infrastructure and storm preparedness for the South Shore, and standing up to extremist policies that target women and marginalized communities.
Linda Coleman is an issues-based candidate with a passion for public service, who has spent her career working in the public sector for the people of North Carolina. Her focus has continuously been on fighting for improved education and healthcare, and better-paying jobs for all American citizens. Linda believes too many opportunities have been missed because of the poor presentation in the North Carolina 2nd District, and she believes her constituents deserve better. As a member of Congress, she will fight for more investment in the public education system, affordable workforce training programs, and improvement in infrastructure. It is her belief that policies supporting these improvements will help meet the needs of working families and ensure a better future for all of America.
Juana Matias has dedicated her career to serving the communities of the Third District of Massachusetts. As a social worker, she served children and families in Haverhill, Lawrence, and Lowell. As an attorney with AmeriCorps, she advocated for undocumented children who were at risk for being separated from their parents. As the State Representative for the 16th Essex District, Rep. Matias has been an ardent supporter of measures to keep our communities safe, improve our public schools, and create good-paying, 21st-century jobs. Juana’s success serves as an inspiration in the pursuit of the American dream. Her family came to the Merrimack Valley when she was only five years old. Her father worked in Lawrence for 20 years as a machine operator at PolarTec. If elected, Juana would be New England’s first Latina member of Congress.
Tamara Harris is an accomplished businesswoman, philanthropist, and family advocate running to represent Jersey’s 11th Congressional District. Tamara possesses an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh and lived and worked in Hong Kong as an equity research analyst for several years. After earning an additional Master’s degree in Social Work, and changing careers, Tamara began the pursuit of her true passion as an advocate for disadvantaged children and families. A proven problem solver who will work tirelessly to put people before politics, Tamara is running to ensure that every New Jersey resident has an equal opportunity to thrive and pursue the American Dream.
Tanzie Youngblood spent 30 years as a public-school teacher. She has a B. A. in history, two Masters’ degrees and five teaching certifications, including one as a reading specialist. She is deeply concerned with the rise in gun violence in schools and has been a champion on the issue for the South Jersey community, with profiles in Newsweek and The Daily Beast. Tanzie is running to represent New Jersey's 2nd Congressional District to fight for quality, accessible, cost-controlled healthcare that puts Americans on a single-payer system. Her decades of experience spent organizing issues, educating herself on the available options and bringing communities together to find solutions through collaboration are the skills Tanzie will take to Congress.
Jahana Hayes is a lifelong resident of Connecticut, who is running to represent the 5th District. She is a former teacher at John F. Kennedy High School and currently serves as the Talent and Professional Development Supervisor for Waterbury Public Schools. She has dedicated herself to being of service in the city of Waterbury and has traveled the country engaging stakeholders on topics related to education and equity. Through her experiences, she has learned that many people face similar challenges; and she welcomes the opportunity to become a more well-rounded advocate in facing these challenges for the 5th District. Inspired by the people of her community, Jahana decided to run because she sees herself in every person she encounters; she sees their story as her own. If elected, Jahana wants to earn the trust of her constituency and be the person to carry their concerns to Washington.