WFP 2017 Endorsed Candidates

The Working Families Party is proud to endorse nearly 1,000 candidates running for local office in 2017! The Working Families Party endorsement is like a progressive seal of approval: it means these candidates can be counted on to fight for the issues that matter most, from fair funding our public schools and living wage jobs to ending mass incarceration and getting big money out of politics.

Here’s our growing list of 2017 endorsed candidates across the nation:

Colorado

Alison Hiltz City Council, At-Large, Aurora, CO
Crystal Murillo City Council, Ward 1, Aurora, CO
Nicole Johnston City Council, Ward 2, Aurora, CO
Martha Lugo City Council, Ward 3, Aurora, CO
Kyla Armstrong-Romero School Board, Aurora, CO
Kyra deGruy City Council, Ward 1, Lakewood, CO
Jacob LeBure City Council, Ward 2, Lakewood, CO
Danielle Henry City Council, Ward 2, Northglenn, CO
Jenny Willford City Council, Ward 4, Northglenn, CO
Debbie Olander Mayor, Northglenn, CO
Tommy Farrell City Council, Ward 1, Pueblo, CO
Suzie Brundage City Council, Ward 4, Thornton, CO
Carrie Lucas Town Board, Ward 5, Windsor, CO

Connecticut

Click here to view the full list of Connecticut WFP endorsements.

Georgia

Vincent Fort Mayor, Atlanta, GA

Louisiana

LaToya Cantrell Mayor, New Orleans, LA
Joseph Bouie City Council, At-Large Division 1, New Orleans, LA
Tilman Hardy City Council, District A, New Orleans, LA
Timothy David Ray City Council, District B, New Orleans, LA
Cyndi Nguyen City Council, District E, New Orleans, LA

Massachusetts

Lydia Edwards City Council, District 1, Boston, MA
Sumbul Siddiqui City Council, Cambridge, MA
Ben Ewen-Campen Alderman, Ward 3, Somerville, MA
J.T. Scott Alderman, Ward 2, Somerville, MA
Will Mbah Alderman, At Large, Somerville, MA
Stephanie Hirsch Alderman, At Large, Somerville, MA
Dante Comparetto School Board, Worcester, MA

Michigan

Garlin Gilchrest City Clerk, Detroit, MI

New Mexico

Tim Keller Mayor, Albuquerque, NM
Javier Benavidez City Council District 1, Albuquerque, NM

New York

Click here to view the full list of New York WFP endorsements.

North Carolina

Dimple Ajmera City Council, At Large, Charlotte, NC
Braxton Winston City Council, At Large, Charlotte, NC
Vernetta Alston Durham Ward 3, Durham, NC
Irving Allen City Council At Large, Greensboro, NC
Michelle Kennedy City Council At Large, Greensboro, NC
Brian Leonard Town Council, River Bend, NC

Ohio

Yvette Simpson Mayor, Cincinnati, OH
Jasmine Ayers City Council, Columbus, OH
Will Petrik City Council, Columbus, OH
Erin Upchurch City School Board, Columbus, OH
Amy Harkins City School Board, Columbus, OH
Abby Vaile City School Board, Columbus, OH
Aryeh Alex Franklin Township Trustee, Franklin, OH
Tristan Rader City Council, Lakewood, OH
Sam Melden City Council, Toledo, OH

Virginia

Jennifer Carroll Foy Virginia House of Delegates, District 2
Wendy Gooditis Virginia House of Delegates, District 10
Brent Finnegan Virginia House of Delegates, District 26
Elizabeth Guzman Virginia House of Delegates, District 31
Tia Walbridge Virginia House of Delegates, District 33
Lee Carter Virginia House of Delegates, District 50
Hala Ayala Virginia House of Delegates, District 51

Washington

Susan Swanson State Representative, 7th District, Position 1

Wisconsin

Cory Mason Mayor, Racine, WI

More candidates will be added on a rolling basis, so be sure to check back often for the latest endorsements.