Meet the Candidates
We believe electing smart, dedicated, progressive women in North Carolina helps protect our health, our families, and our livelihoods. By changing the face of power, we also change the conversation in Raleigh. Come meet the candidates we’ve recruited, trained, and supported over the years.
2020 Winning Featured Candidates
All of Lillian’s List Incumbent Featured Candidates were re-elected to their seats in the North Carolina General Assembly and Council of State. They were joined by eight of our Featured Candidates who were running for the first time. We are so lucky to have all of these women who are champions of reproductive freedom and equity for women in office!
Rep. Gale Adcock
Gale represents House District 41 in Wake County.
Rep. Vernetta Alston
Vernetta represents House District 29 in Durham County.
Rep. Cynthia Ball
Cynthia represents House District 49 in Wake County.
Sen. Sydney Batch
Sydney represents Senate District 17 in Wake County.
Rep. Mary Belk
Mary represents House District 88 in Mecklenburg County.
Rep. Deb Butler
Deb represents House District 18 in New Hanover County.
Rep. Becky Carney
Becky represents House District 102 in Mecklenburg County.
Rep. Ashton Clemmons
Ashton represents House District 57 in Guilford County.
Sen. Sarah Crawford
Sarah represents Senate District 18 in Wake County.
Rep. Linda Cooper-Suggs
Linda represents House District 24 from Wilson County.
Rep. Carla Cunningham
Carla represents House District 106 from Mecklenburg County.
Rep. Allison Dahle
Allison represents House District 11 in Wake County.
Rep. Susan Fisher
Susan represents House District 114 in Buncombe County.
Sen. Valerie Foushee
Valerie represents Senate District 23 in Orange & Chatham counties.
Rep. Rosa Gill
Rosa represents House District 33 in Wake County.
Rep. Pricey Harrison
Pricey represents House District 61 in Guilford County.
Rep. Rachel Hunt
Rachel represents House District 103 in Mecklenburg County.
Rep. Verla Insko
Verla represents House District 56 in Orange County.
Rep. Carolyn Logan
Carolyn represents House District 101 in Mecklenburg County.
Sen. Natasha Marcus
Natasha represents Senate District 41 in Mecklenburg County.
Elaine is the Secretary of State in North Carolina.
Sen. Julie Mayfield
Julie represents Senate District 49 in Buncombe County.
Rep. Marcia Morey
Marcia represents House District 30 in Durham County.
Sen. Natalie Murdock
Natalie represents Senate District 20 in Durham County.
Sen. Gladys Robinson
Gladys represents Senate District 28 in Guilford County.
Sen. Deandrea Salvador
DeAndrea represents Senate District 39 in Mecklenburg County.
Rep. Kandie Smith
Kandie represents House District 8 in Pitt County.
Rep. Evelyn Terry
Evelyn represents House District 71 in Forsyth County.
Rep. Julie Von Haefen
Julie represents House District 36 in Wake County.
Sen. Joyce Waddell
Joyce represents Senate District 40 in Mecklenburg County.
Beth is the State Auditor of North Carolina.
Former Featured Candidates
U.S. Congresswoman Alma Adams
U.S. Congresswoman Deb Ross
Former U.S. Senator Kay Hagan
North Carolina Council of State
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Dr. June Atkinson
State Treasurer Janet Cowell
North Carolina Senate
Sen. Terry Van Duyn (Asheville)
Former Sen. Julia Boseman (Wilmington)
Former Sen. Angela Bryant (Rocky Mount)
Former Sen. Margaret Dickson (Fayetteville)
Former Sen. Katie Dorsett (Greensboro)
Former Sen. Linda Garrou (Winston-Salem)
Former Sen. Ellie Kinnaird (Chapel Hill)
Former Sen. Earline Parmon (Winston-Salem)
Former Sen. Jane Smith (Lumberton)
Sen. Erica Smith (Gaston)
North Carolina House
Former Rep. Martha Alexander (Charlotte)
Former Rep. Lucy Allen (Louisburg)
Former Rep. Alice Bordsen (Mebane)
Former Rep. MaryAnn Black (Durham)
Former Rep. Christy Clark (Charlotte)
Former Rep. Lorene Coats (Salisbury)
Former Rep. Linda Coleman (Knightdale)
Former Rep. Tricia Cotham (Matthews)
Former Rep. Beverly Earle (Charlotte)
Rep. Jean Farmer-Butterfield (Wilson)
Former Rep. Melanie Wade Goodwin (Rockingham)
Former Rep. Susi Hamilton (Wilmington)
Former Rep. Maggie Jeffus (Greensboro)
Former Rep. Patsy Keever (Asheville)
Former Rep. Marian McLawhorn (Grifton)
Former Rep. Deb McManus (Siler City)
Former Rep. Annie Mobley (Ahoskie)
Former Rep. Diane Parfitt (Fayetteville)
Former Rep. Deborah Ross (Raleigh)
Former Rep. Bobbie Richardson (Louisburg)
Former Rep. Alice Underhill (New Bern)
Former Rep. Jane Whilden (Asheville)
Former Rep. Jennifer Weiss (Cary)