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EMILY’s List recruits, trains and supports pro-choice Democratic women candidates at every level of the ballot. By helping to elect these women to office in 2017, we’re not only building a farm team, but we’re also putting strong women in charge of decisions that affect women and families every day — from the legislators who write laws, the attorneys general who defend and enforce them, and the secretaries of state who ensure access to the ballot.

Here are the candidates who are running strong campaigns at the state and local level in 2017 and have earned the EMILY's List endorsement:

*candidates seeking statewide office are in bold

 

California 

Wendy Carrillo CA-HD51
   

Delaware

Stephanie Hansen DE-SD10
   

Florida

Annette Taddeo FL-SD40
   

Massachusetts

Cindy Friedman MA-SD Fourth Middlesex District
Yvonne Spicer Framingham Mayor
   

Michigan

Sara Cambensy MI-HD109
   

Minnesota

Betsy Hodges Minneapolis Mayor
   

New Hampshire

Joyce Craig Manchester Mayor
   

New Jersey

Sheila Oliver NJ-LG
Jill LaZare NJ-SD21
Lacey Rzeszowski NJ-HD21
Laura Shaw NJ-HD23
Christine Lui Chen NJ-HD23
Lisa Bhimani NJ-SD25
Linda Schwager NJ-SD39
Jannie Chung NJ-HD39
Annie Hausmann NJ-HD39
   

New York

Christine Pellegrino NY-HD09
Juanita Perez Williams Syracuse Mayor
Lovely Warren Rochester Mayor
Laura Curran Nassau County Executive
   

North Carolina

Vi Lyles Charlotte Mayor
   

Ohio

Paula Hicks-Hudson Toledo Mayor
Yvette Simpson Cincinnati Mayor
   

Pennsylvania

Rebecca Rhynhart Philadelphia Controller
   

Virginia

Jennifer McClellan VA-SD09
Jennifer Carroll Foy VA-HD02
Wendy Gooditis VA-HD10
Danica Roem VA-HD13
Djuna Osborne VA-HD17
Kelly Fowler VA-HD21
Elizabeth Guzman VA-HD31
Tia Walbridge VA-HD33
Kathleen Murphy VA-HD34
Kathy Tran VA-HD42
Hala Ayala VA-HD51
Karrie Delaney VA-HD67
Dawn Marie Adams VA-HD68
Delores McQuinn VA-HD70
Debra Rodman VA-HD73
Cheryl Turpin VA-HD85
Shelly Simonds VA-HD94
   

Washington

Karen Hardy WA-SD07
Michelle Rylands WA-SD31
Rebecca Saldaña WA-SD37
Manka Dhingra WA-SD45
Patty Kuderer WA-SD48
Vandana Slatter WA-HD48
Lorena González Seattle City Council
Teresa Mosqueda Seattle City Council