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.

2022 Targeted Featured Candidates

Lillian’s List Targeted Featured Candidates are those candidates who are running in the most competitive races in the state. Split a donation between these candidates here!

 

Sydney Batch

Sen. Sydney Batch

Sydney is running for re-election to Senate District 17 in Wake County.

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Amy block deloach

Amy is running for House District 20 in New Hanover County.

 

Mary Wills Bode

Mary Wills Bode

Mary Wills is running for Senate District 18 in Wake and Granville Counties.

Laura Budd

Laura Budd

Laura is running for House District 103 in Mecklenburg County.

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Deb Butler

Rep. Deb Butler

Deb is running for re-election to House District 18 in New Hanover County.

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Carla Catalán Day

Carla is running for House District 74 in Forsyth County.

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Christy Clark

Christy is running for House District 98 in  Mecklenburg County.

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Rep. Linda Cooper-Suggs

Linda is running for re-election to House District 24 in Wilson County.

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Rep. Rachel Hunt

Rachel is running for Senate District 42 in Mecklenburg County.

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Valerie Jordan

Valerie is running for Senate District 3 in coastal North Carolina Counties.

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Lindsey Prather

Lindsey Prather

Lindsey is running for House District 115 in Western and South Buncombe County.

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Diamond Stanton-Williams

Diamond Staton-Williams

Diamond is running for House District 73 in Cabarrus County.

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2022 Recommended Candidates

These champions of reproductive freedom are running in solidly progressive districts.  We know they will be a great addition to the NCGA when elected.
Gale Adcock

Rep. Gale Adcock

Gale is running for Senate District 16 in Wake County.

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Sarah Crawford

Sarah is running for House District 66 in Wake County.

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Lisa Grafstein

Lisa is running for Senate District 13 in Wake County.

Frances Jackson

Frances Jackson

Frances is running for House District 45 in Cumberland County.

Ya Liu

Ya Liu

Ya is running for House District 21 in Wake County.

 

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Renée Price

Renée is running for House District 50 in Caswell and Orange Counties.

 

Kandie Smith

Rep. Kandie Smith

Kandie is running for Senate District 5 in Pitt and Edgecombe Counties.

2022 Guardian Featured Candidates

Lillian’s List Guardian Featured Candidates are incumbents seeking re-election in seats that are considered safe for progressive candidates. They are champions of reproductive freedom and we are proud to continue to support their campaigns!

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Rep. Vernetta Alston

Vernetta is running for re-election to House District 29 in Durham County.

 

Amber Baker

Rep. Amber Baker

Amber is running for re-election to House District 72 in Forsyth County.

 

Rep. Cynthia Ball

Rep. Cynthia Ball

Cynthia is running for re-election to House District 49 in Wake County.

 

Mary Belk

Rep. Mary Belk

Mary is running for re-election to House District 88 in Mecklenburg County.

 

Becky Carney

Rep. Becky Carney

Becky is running for re-election to House District 102 in Mecklenburg County.

 

Ashton Clemmons

Rep. Ashton Wheeler Clemmons

Ashton is running for re-election to House District 57 in Guilford County.

 

Carla Cunningham

Rep. Carla Cunningham

Carla is running for re-election to House District 106 in Mecklenburg County.

 

Rep. Allison Dahle

Rep. Allison Dahle

Allison is running for re-election to House District 11 in Wake County.

 

Rosa Gill

Rep. Rosa Gill

Rosa is running for re-election to House District 33 in Wake County.

 

Pricey Harrison

Rep. Pricey Harrison

Pricey is running for re-election to House District 61 in Guilford County.

 

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Rep. Carolyn Logan

Carolyn is running for re-election to House District 101 in Mecklenburg County.

 

Natasha Marcus

Sen. Natasha Marcus

Natasha is running for re-election to Senate District 41 in Mecklenburg County.

 

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Sen. Julie Mayfield

Julie is running for re-election to Senate District 49 in Buncombe County.

 

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Rep. Marcia Morey

Marcia is running for re-election to House District 30 in Durham County.

 

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Sen. Natalie Murdock

Natalie is running for re-election to Senate District 20 in Durham County.

 

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Sen. Gladys Robinson

Gladys is running for re-election to Senate District 28 in Guilford County.

 

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Sen. DeAndrea Salvador

DeAndrea is running for re-election to Senate District 39 in Mecklenburg County.

 

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Rep. Julie von Haefen

Julie is running for re-election to House District 36 in Wake County.

 

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Sen. Joyce Waddell

Joyce is running for re-election to Senate District 40 in Mecklenburg County.

 

Former Featured Candidates

Federal Officials

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

Former 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)
Former 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)
Former Rep. Jean Farmer-Butterfield (Wilson)
Former Rep. Susan Fisher (Asheville)
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. Bobbie Richardson (Louisburg)
Former Rep. Deborah Ross (Raleigh)
Former Rep. Alice Underhill (New Bern)
Former Rep. Jane Whilden (Asheville)
Former Rep. Jennifer Weiss (Cary)