When we say #BlackWomenLead, we mean in city halls, state houses, and in the halls of Congress. Together we have helped to elect 18 Black women public servants in the past 6 years. Read about some of our political partners below to see our impact.

United States Congress

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Kamala Harris

U.S. Senator, California

In 2017, Kamala D. Harris was sworn in as a United States Senator to represent California, becoming both the second African-American woman…

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Alma Adams

North Carolina's 12th Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives

Congresswoman Adams was elected to her third term representing the 12th Congressional District of North Carolina on November 6, 2018. After winning…

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Cori Bush

For US House Representative, MO-1

Higher Heights for America PAC is proud to endorse Cori Bush to represent Missouri’s 1st Congressional District.

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Bonnie Watson Coleman

New Jersey's 12th Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives

Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman has served as the U.S. Representative for New Jersey's 12th congressional district since 2015. She is the first…

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Valdez “Val” Demings

For US Senate, Florida

Higher Heights for America PAC is proud to endorse Val Demings to represent Florida in the US Senate.

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Jahana Hayes

For US House Representative, CT-5

Representative Hayes was elected to the United States House of Representatives in November 2018, making her the first African-American woman and the…

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Brenda Lawrence

Michigan's 14th Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives

Congresswoman Lawrence was first elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2014, and was re-elected in 2016 and 2018. Congresswoman Lawrence…

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Lucy McBath

For US House Representative, GA-6

The Congresswoman proudly represents Georgia’s Sixth Congressional District. Representative McBath became the first Democrat to represent the district since it moved to…

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Ilhan Omar

For US House Representative, MN-5

An experienced Twin Cities policy analyst, organizer, public speaker and advocate, Rep. Omar was sworn into office in January 2019, making her…

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Ayanna Pressley

For US House Representative, MA-7

On November 6, 2018, Congresswoman Pressley was first elected to represent Massachusetts’ 7th Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives, making…

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Lisa Blunt Rochester

U.S. House of Representatives, Delaware's at-large district

Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester represents Delaware in the U.S. House of Representatives and serves as an Assistant Whip for House Leadership.

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Marilyn Strickland

For US House Representatives, WA-10

Higher Heights for America PAC is proud to endorse Marilyn Strickland to represent Washington State's 10th Congressional District.

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Lauren Underwood

For US House Representative, IL-14

Congresswoman Lauren Underwood serves Illinois’ 14th Congressional District. Lauren is the first woman, the first person of color, and the first millennial…

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Nikema Williams

For US House Representative, GA-5

Higher Heights for America PAC is proud to endorse State Senator Nikema Williams to represent Georgia’s 5th Congressional District in the U.S.…

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Tishaura Jones

Mayor of St. Louis, Missouri

Higher Heights for America was proud to endorse Tishaura O. Jones in her successful bid for Mayor of the City of St.…

Statewide Executives

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Letitia “Tish” James

New York State Attorney General

Letitia “Tish” James is the 67th Attorney General for the State of New York. She is the first woman of color to…

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Sheila Oliver

Lieutenant Governor, New Jersey

Sheila Y. Oliver is the lieutenant governor of New Jersey following her victory alongside Governor Phil Murphy (D) in the 2017 gubernatorial…

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Juliana Stratton

Lieutenant Governor, Illinois

Lieutenant Governor Juliana Stratton serves Illinois as the state’s 48th Lieutenant Governor. Stratton’s entire career has focused on bringing people together, building…

Mayors of the Top 100 Cities by Population

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Latoya Cantrell

Mayor New Orleans, LA

On May 7, 2018, Mayor Cantrell was sworn in as the first female Mayor of New Orleans, just in time to celebrate…

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Keisha Lance Bottoms

Mayor of Atlanta, GA

Keisha Lance Bottoms is the 60th Mayor of Atlanta, Georgia. A lifelong public servant, Mayor Bottoms is the only Mayor in Atlanta’s…

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London Breed

Mayor of San Francisco, CA

London Breed is the 45th Mayor of the City and County of San Francisco. She is the first African-American woman and only…

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Vi Lyles

Mayor of Charlotte, NC

Vi Lyles is serving as the 59th mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina, since 2017. She is the first African-American female mayor of…