We helped elect 17 new and competitive candidates along with 19 incumbents in 2022. Meet them below!
2022 Targeted Featured Candidates
Lillian’s List Targeted Featured Candidates ran in the most competitive races in the state.
Rep. Rachel Hunt
Rachel will represent Senate District 42 in Mecklenburg County.
2022 Recommended Candidates
Rep. Gale Adcock
Gale will represent Senate District 16 in Wake County.
Gloristine will represent House District 8 in Pitt County.
Kanika will represent House District 71 in Forsyth County.
Maria will represent House District 41 in Wake County.
Lisa will represent Senate District 13 in Wake County.
Ya will represent House District 21 in Wake County.
Renée will represent House District 50 in Caswell and Orange Counties.
2022 Guardian Featured Candidates
Lillian’s List Guardian Featured Candidates are incumbents 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!
Rep. Vernetta Alston
Vernetta represents House District 29 in Durham County.
Rep. Amber Baker
Amber represents House District 72 in Forsyth County.
Rep. Cynthia Ball
Cynthia represents House District 49 in Wake County.
Rep. Mary Belk
Mary represents House District 88 in Mecklenburg County.
Rep. Becky Carney
Becky represents House District 102 in Mecklenburg County.
Rep. Ashton Wheeler Clemmons
Ashton represents House District 57 in Guilford County.
Rep. Carla Cunningham
Carla represents House District 106 in Mecklenburg County.
Rep. Allison Dahle
Allison represents House District 11 in Wake County.
Rep. Rosa Gill
Rosa represents House District 33 in Wake County.
Rep. Pricey Harrison
Pricey represents House District 61 in Guilford County.
Rep. Carolyn Logan
Carolyn represents House District 101 in Mecklenburg County.
Sen. Natasha Marcus
Natasha represents Senate District 41 in Mecklenburg County.
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. Julie von Haefen
Julie represents House District 36 in Wake County.
Sen. Joyce Waddell
Joyce represents Senate District 40 in Mecklenburg County.
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
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. Verla Insko (Chapel Hill)
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)