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Brand New Congress will consider a select few candidates for the 2018 Primaries and General Election.

If you have a recommendation for someone who fits the Brand New Congress criteria, please nominate them here.

Brand NEW Congress candidates
Here are just a few of the exceptional leaders you nominated who have launched congressional campaigns! They are public servants, local leaders, and national figures. All Brand New Congress Candidates have pledged to take no corporate PAC money and no corporate lobbyist money. Meet the candidates and join their campaigns! The race for a corruption-free Congress in 2018 has begun.
Michael Hepburn

Michael Hepburn

Candidate for House of Representatives - FL-27

Michael is an youth mentor, academic advisor, and community leader running for Congress.

Learn Michael’s story and how to help him win the primary in August

Chardo Richardson

Chardo Richardson

Candidate for House of Representatives - FL-07

Chardo is a lawyer, ACLU chapter leader, and community organizer running for Congress.

Learn Chardo’s story and how to help him win the primary in August

Mindi Messmer

Mindi Messmer

Candidate for House of Representatives - NH-01

Mindi is an environmental scientist, current state representative for New Hampshire and mother running for Congress.

Learn Mindi’s story and how to help her win the primary in September

Vanessa Adia

Vanessa Adia

Candidate for House of Representatives - TX-02

Vanessa Adia ran unopposed in the democratic primary on March 5th, 2018.

Vanessa will now go on to the general election in November to challenge the incumbent Kay Granger (R)

Learn Vanessa’s  story and how to help her win in November

Marc Whitmire

Marc Whitmire

Candidate for House of Representatives - TN-02

Marc is a veteran and small business owner running for Congress. He is running as an Independent candidate.

Learn Marc’s story and help him win the general election in November.

Adrienne Bell

Adrienne Bell

Candidate for House of Representatives - TX-14

Adrienne Bell defeated Levy Barnes Jr. in the democratic primary March 5th, 2018.  She received 19,458 votes in the democratic primary.

She will now go on to the general election in November to challenge the incumbent Randy Weber (R)

Learn Adrienne’s story and how to help her win in November

Dr. Danielle Mitchell

Dr. Danielle Mitchell

Candidate for House of Representatives - TN-03

Danielle Mitchell ran unopposed in the democratic primary on August 2nd, 2018.

Danielle will now go on to the general election in November to challenge the incumbent Charles Fleischmann (R)

Learn Danielle’s story and how to help her win the general election in November.

James Thompson

James Thompson

Candidate for House of Representatives - KS-04

James Thompson defeated Laura Lombard in the democratic primary on August 7th, 2018. He received 19,668 votes in the democratic primary.

Learn James’s story and how to help him win in the general election 

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Candidate for House of Representatives - NY-14

Alexandria Ocasio Cortez defeated the incumbent Joe Crowley in the primary on June 26th, 2018. She received 15,897 votes.

Learn Alex’s story and how to help her win in the general election in November.

 

Linsey Fagan

Linsey Fagan

Candidate for House of Representatives - TX-26

Linsey Fagan defeated Will Fisher in the democratic primary March 5th, 2018. She received 13,817 votes in the democratic primary.

She will now go on to the general election in November to challenge the incumbent Michael Burgess (R)

Learn Linsey’s story and how to help her win in November

Rob Davidson

Rob Davidson

Candidate for House of Representatives - MI-02

Rob Davidson ran unopposed in the democratic primary on August 7th.

Rob will now go on to the general election in November to challenge Bill Huizenga (R)

Learn Rob’s story and help him win the general election in November.

Past Primaries
Brand New Congress candidates have already inspired 345,316 voters and counting…. to go to the polls and vote for a working-class Congress.
Richard Watkins

Richard Watkins

Candidate for House of Representatives - NC-04

Richard Watkins was defeated by David Price (incumbent) in the Democratic Primary May 8th, 2018.  He received 4,341 votes.

 

Anthony Clark

Anthony Clark

Candidate for House of Representatives - IL-07

Anthony Clark was defeated by Danny Davis (incumbent) in the Democratic Primary March 20th, 2018. He received 27,508 votes.

 

Rick Treviño

Rick Treviño

Candidate for House of Representatives - TX-23

Rick Treviño faced a run off election on May 22nd, 2018 and was defeated by Gina Jones. Rick received 7,826 votes.

 

John Heenan

John Heenan

Candidate for House of Representatives - Montana

John Heenan was defeated by Kathleen Williams in the democratic primary on June 5th, 2018. John received 35,480 votes.
J. Darnell Jones

J. Darnell Jones

Candidate for House of Representatives - TX-02

J. Darnell Jones was defeated by Todd Litton in the Democratic Primary on March 5th, 2018. Darnell received 6,308 votes. 

 

 

Sarah Smith

Sarah Smith

Candidate for House of Representatives - WA-09

Sarah Smith ran in the primary on August 7, 2018. The outcome of the primary is pending.
Dr. David Gill

Dr. David Gill

Candidate for House of Representatives - IL-13

Dr. David Gill was defeated by Betsy Londrigan  in the democratic primary March 20th, 2018.  He received 7,757 votes in the democratic primary.
Jenny Marshall

Jenny Marshall

Candidate for House of Representatives - NC-05

Jenny Marshall was defeated by Denise Adams  in the Democratic Primary May 8th 2018. Jenny received 12,944 votes. 

 

Paula Swearingen

Paula Swearingen

Candidate for United States Senate - West Virginia

Paula Jean Swearingen was defeated by Joe Manchin (Incumbent) in the primary on May 8th. Paula received 48,302 votes. 

 

Ryan Khojasteh

Ryan Khojasteh

Candidate for House of Representatives - CA-12

Ryan Khostajeh was defeated by Nancy Pelosi in the primary election on June 7th, 2018. Ryan received 9,498 votes.

 

Amy Vilela

Amy Vilela

Candidate for House of Representatives - NV-04

Amy was defeated by Steven Horsford in the democratic primary on June 12th, 2018. Amy received 3,388 votes in the democratic primary.

 

Peter Jacob

Peter Jacob

Candidate for House of Representatives - NJ-07

Peter Jacob was defeated by Tom Malinowski in the democratic primary on June 5th, 2018. Peter received 7,467 votes.
Robb Ryerse

Robb Ryerse

Candidate for House of Representatives - AR- 03

Robb Ryerse (R)  was defeated by Steve Womack (Incumbent) in the primary on May 22nd, 2018. Robb received 5,422 votes.

 

 

Dorothy Gasque

Dorothy Gasque

Candidate for House of Representatives - WA-03

Dorothy Gasque ran in the primary on August 7, 2018. The outcome of the primary is pending.
Roza Calderon

Roza Calderon

Candidate for House of Representatives - CA-04

Roza Calderon was defeated by Jessica Morse in the democratic primary on June 5th. Roza received 13,621 votes.
Cori Bush

Cori Bush

Candidate for House of Representatives - MO-01

Cori Bush was defeated by William Lacy Clay in the primary on August 7th. Cori received 53,056 votes.
David Benac

David Benac

Candidate for House of Representatives - MI-06

David Benac was defeated by Matt Longjohn in the democratic primary on August 7th. David received 12,755 votes.
Brent Welder

Brent Welder

Candidate for House of Representatives - KS-03

Brent Welder was defeated by Sharice Davids in the Democratic Primary on August 7th, 2018. Brent received 20,803 votes.