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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
For President of the United States
In 2017, Kamala D. Harris was sworn in as a United States Senator to represent California, becoming both the second African-American woman and first South Asian-American senator in U.S. history. Kamala currently serves on the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, the Select Committee on Intelligence, the Committee on the Judiciary, and the Committee on the Budget.
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.
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.
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.