Meet Our Women of Color Candidates

We believe electing smart, dedicated, progressive women in North Carolina helps protect our health, our families, and our livelihoods. We also believe our candidates and elected officials should reflect the diversity of our state. We are proud to support our most diverse slate of Featured Candidates ever. Women of color face unique barriers to running for office and we hope you will support them with a donation today!

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.

Donate to her campaign here!

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Carla Catalán Day

Carla is running for House District 74 in Forsyth County.

Donate to her campaign here!

 

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Rep. Linda Cooper-Suggs

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

Donate to her campaign here!

 

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Valerie Jordan

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

Donate to her campaign here!

 

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.
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.

 

Carla Cunningham

Rep. Carla Cunningham

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

 

Rosa Gill

Rep. Rosa Gill

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

 

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Rep. Carolyn Logan

Carolyn is running for re-election to House District 101 in Mecklenburg 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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Sen. Joyce Waddell

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