2020 Presidential Candidate

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Kamala Harris

For President of the United States

History shows that when Black women gain political power we champion policies that benefit multiple communities.  Higher Heights for America is thrilled to endorse Senator Kamala D. Harris, CA, for president of the United States. Kamala has spent her life fighting injustice. As president, she will fight to restore truth and justice in America and build an economy that works for everyone. 

2020 U.S. Senate Candidates

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Amanda Edwards

For U.S. Senator, Texas

Higher Heights for America PAC is proud to endorse Amanda Edwards to represent the state of Texas in the United States Senate. Amanda is an accomplished attorney who currently serves on the Houston City Council representing 2.3 million constituents. A Texas native, she is a grassroots leader with a long history of fierce community advocacy. 

2020 U.S. House of Representatives Candidates

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Jackie A. Gordon

For U.S. Representative, New York, 2nd Congressional District

Higher Heights for America PAC is proud to endorse Jackie Gordon to represent New York’s 2nd Congressional District. Jackie is a combat veteran, an educator, a public servant and a community leader.

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Jahana Hayes

For Connecticut's 5th Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives

Representative Hayes was elected to the United States House of Representatives in November 2018, making her the first African-American woman and the first African-American Democrat to ever represent the state of Connecticut in Congress.

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Lucy McBath

For Georgia's 6th Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives

The Congresswoman proudly represents Georgia’s Sixth Congressional District. Representative McBath became the first Democrat to represent the district since it moved to Atlanta's northern suburbs in 1993.

Portrait of For Minnesota’s 5th Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives

Ilhan Omar

For Minnesota’s 5th Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives

An experienced Twin Cities policy analyst, organizer, public speaker and advocate, Rep. Omar was sworn into office in January 2019, making her the first Somali-American Member of Congress, the first woman of color to represent Minnesota, and one of the first two Muslim-American women elected to Congress.

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Ayanna Pressley

For Massachusetts’ 7th Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives

On November 6, 2018, Congresswoman Pressley was elected to represent Massachusetts’ 7th Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives, making her the first woman of color to be elected to Congress from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

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Lauren Underwood

For Illinois’ 14th Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives

Congresswoman Lauren Underwood serves Illinois’ 14th Congressional District. Lauren is the first woman, the first person of color, and the first millennial to represent her community in Congress. She is also the youngest African American woman to serve in the United States House of Representatives.

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Candace Valenzuela

For U.S. Representative, Texas, 24th Congressional District

Higher Heights is proud to endorse Candace Valenzuela for the Texas 24th Congressional District. Candace Valenzuela is an at-large representative on the Carrollton-Farmers Branch Independent School District school board in Texas. She is the first Latina and the first African-American woman to serve on the board.

Past Endorsements

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Stacey Abrams

For Governor of Georgia

Stacey Abrams is a New York Times bestselling author, serial entrepreneur, nonprofit CEO and political leader. After serving for eleven years in the Georgia House of Representatives, seven as Minority Leader, in 2018, Abrams became the Democratic nominee for Governor of Georgia, when she won more votes than any other Democrat in the state’s history.

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Denise D.”DD” Adams

North Carolina's 5th Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives

DD Adams knows North Carolina's 5th Congressional District inside and out. A lifelong resident of Winston-Salem who has served in the City Council since 2009, she understands the needs and opportunities that exist for the residents of her district.

Portrait of For North Carolina's 2nd Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives

Linda Coleman

For North Carolina's 2nd Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives

Linda Coleman was a candidate for North Carolina's 2nd Congressional District in the U.S. House. Coleman lost the general election on November 6, 2018, after advancing from the primary on May 8, 2018.

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Jennifer Riley-Collins

For Attorney General of Mississippi

A decorated Army Colonel, a civil rights attorney and a mother, Jennifer has dedicated her life to protecting Mississippians and fighting for justice.

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Deidre DeJear

For Iowa Secretary of State

Deidre DeJear was a candidate for Iowa Secretary of State. DeJear lost the general election on November 6, 2018, after advancing from the primary on June 5, 2018.

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Tami Sawyer

For Mayor Of Memphis, Tennessee

Tami Sawyer's work and passion are people: ensuring they’re represented, heard, valued, and included. In each of the roles she’s held, she’s built coalitions from across communities to challenge systems, propose solutions, and strengthen the bonds between neighbors.

Portrait of For Colorado's 5th Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives

Stephany Rose Spaulding

For Colorado's 5th Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives

Spaulding was a candidate for Colorado's 5th Congressional District in the U.S. House. Spaulding lost the general election on November 6, 2018, after advancing from the primary on June 26, 2018.