Election 2019: Potential Women Candidates for Statewide Elected Executive Office and State Legislature

The Buzz 2019: Potential Women Candidates for Statewide Elected Executive and State Legislative Office

Below is the most current data on women who have filed or are likely candidates. Likely candidate information comes from at least two of the following sources: KnowWho Data Services; Campaigns and Elections; House Race Hotline; CQ Politics Daily; Politics1.com; The Hill; Roll Call; and local newspapers in many states. State legislative candidates will be added after filing deadlines.

Special Elections KY Statewide LA Statewide, State Leg. MS Statewide, State Leg. NJ State Leg. VA State Leg.   


General Seat Codes: I=Incumbent, O=Open Seat, C=Challenger, I/U=Incumbent Unopposed, O/U=Open Unopposed, CP=Challenger in the Primary.

Special Elections

State Office Dist. Candidate Name & Party General
Seat
Filing
Date
Primary
Date
Election
Date
NC              
U.S. Rep. 3 Michele Nix (R) O Filed 4/30/2019 7/9/2019
  U.S. Rep. 3 Celeste Cairns (R) O Filed 4/30/2019 7/9/2019
  U.S. Rep. 3 Joan Perry (R) O Filed 4/30/2019 7/9/2019
  U.S. Rep. 9 Stevie Rivenbark (R) O 3/15/2019 5/14/2019 9/10/2019

 

General Elections

State Office Dist. Candidate Name & Party General
Seat
Filing
Date
Primary
Date
Election
Date
KY              
  Lt. Gov.   Jacqueline Coleman (D) O Filed 5/21/2019 11/5/2019
  Lt. Gov.   Stephanie Horne (D) O Filed 5/21/2019 11/5/2019
  Sec. State   Heather French Henry (D) O Filed 5/21/2019 11/5/2019
  Auditor   Kelsey Hayes Coots (D) C Filed 5/21/2019 11/5/2019
Compt.   Sheri Donahue (D) C Filed 5/21/2019 11/5/2019
  Aty. Gen.   Allison Ball (R) I Filed 5/21/2019 11/5/2019
              ↑↑
LA              
Governor   Sharon Hewitt (R) O 8/8/2019 10/12/2019 11/5/2019
  Sec. State   Gwen Collins-Greenup (D) C 8/8/2019 10/12/2019 11/5/2019
              ↑↑
MS              
  Governor   Velesha Williams (D) O Filed 8/6/2019 11/5/2019
  Sec. State   Maryra Hodges Hunt (D) O Filed 8/6/2019 11/5/2019
  Aty. Gen.   Lynn Fitch (R) O Filed 8/6/2019 11/5/2019
  Aty. Gen.   Jennifer Riley-Collins (D) O Filed 8/6/2019 11/5/2019
  Treas.   Addie Lee Green (D) O Filed 8/6/2019 11/5/2019
  St. Sen. 3 Kathy  L. Chism (R) O Filed 8/6/2019 11/5/2019
  St. Sen. 4 Rita Potts Parks (R) I Filed 8/6/2019 11/5/2019
  St. Sen. 8 Kathryn York (D) O Filed 8/6/2019 11/5/2019
  St. Sen. 8 Beth Luther Waldo (R) O Filed 8/6/2019 11/5/2019
  St. Sen. 9 Nicole Akins Boyd (R) O Filed 8/6/2019 11/5/2019
  St. Sen. 10 Alicia Blanks (D) C Filed 8/6/2019 11/5/2019
  St. Sen. 11 Kimberlyn Seals (D) CP Filed 8/6/2019 11/5/2019
  St. Sen. 13 Sarita M. Simmons (D) O Filed 8/6/2019 11/5/2019
  St. Sen. 14 Lydia Graves Chassaniol (R) I/U Filed 8/6/2019 11/5/2019
  St. Sen. 16 Angela Turner (D) I/U Filed 8/6/2019 11/5/2019
  St. Sen. 17 DeWanna Belton (D) C Filed 8/6/2019 11/5/2019
  St. Sen. 18 Jenifer B. Branning (R) I/U Filed 8/6/2019 11/5/2019
  St. Sen. 19 Dianne Black (D) C Filed 8/6/2019 11/5/2019
  St. Sen. 21 Barabara Blackmon (D) I/U Filed 8/6/2019 11/5/2019
  St. Sen. 34 Deborah Denard Delgado (D) CP Filed 8/6/2019 11/5/2019
  St. Sen. 35 Cheramie Kay Mitchell (R) CP Filed 8/6/2019 11/5/2019
  St. Sen. 37 Morgan Halford Poore (R) O Filed 8/6/2019 11/5/2019
  St. Sen. 37 Melanie Sojourner (R) O Filed 8/6/2019 11/5/2019
  St. Sen. 38 Tammy Felder Witherspoon (D) I Filed 8/6/2019 11/5/2019
  St. Sen. 39 Beth Brown (R) CP Filed 8/6/2019 11/5/2019
  St. Sen. 39 Sally B. Doty (R) I Filed 8/6/2019 11/5/2019
  St. Sen. 40 Angela Burks Hill (R) I Filed 8/6/2019 11/5/2019
  St. Sen. 48 Deborah J. Dawkins (D) I Filed 8/6/2019 11/5/2019
  St. Sen. 50 Dixie Newman (R) O Filed 8/6/2019 11/5/2019
  St. Rep. 3 Janis Triplett Patterson (D) C Filed 8/6/2019 11/5/2019
  St. Rep. 5 Jacqueline  Simon (D) CP Filed 8/6/2019 11/5/2019
  St. Rep. 7 Zelda Hill (D) C Filed 8/6/2019 11/5/2019
  St. Rep. 7 Theresa Gillespie Isom (D) C Filed 8/6/2019 11/5/2019
  St. Rep. 7 Wanda Jennings (R) CP Filed 8/6/2019 11/5/2019
  St. Rep. 7 Kimberly Remak (R) CP Filed 8/6/2019 11/5/2019
  St. Rep. 9 Marilyn L. Young (D) CP Filed 8/6/2019 11/5/2019
  St. Rep. 10 Amanda Campbell (D) O Filed 8/6/2019 11/5/2019
  St. Rep. 11 Lataisha Jackson (D) I Filed 8/6/2019 11/5/2019
  St. Rep. 12 Tiffany Kilpatrick (D) O Filed 8/6/2019 11/5/2019
  St. Rep. 13 Pamela J. Denham (D) C Filed 8/6/2019 11/5/2019
  St. Rep. 17 Cathy Grace (D) C Filed 8/6/2019 11/5/2019
  St. Rep. 19 Peggy Schumpert Hussey (R) CP Filed 8/6/2019 11/5/2019
  St. Rep. 31 Jeanette Knighten-Washington (D) CP Filed 8/6/2019 11/5/2019
  St. Rep. 39 Dana Underwood McLean (R) CP Filed 8/6/2019 11/5/2019
  St. Rep. 40 Hester Jackson McCray (D) C Filed 8/6/2019 11/5/2019
  St. Rep. 40 Ashley Henley (R) I Filed 8/6/2019 11/5/2019
  St. Rep. 53 Rita Wilkinson Goss (D) C Filed 8/6/2019 11/5/2019
  St. Rep. 56 Vicki Slater (D) C Filed 8/6/2019 11/5/2019
  St. Rep. 61 Sheila G. Maulding (R) O Filed 8/6/2019 11/5/2019
  St. Rep. 63 Deborah Butler Dixon (D) I Filed 8/6/2019 11/5/2019
  St. Rep. 63 Stephanie Foster (D) CP Filed 8/6/2019 11/5/2019
  St. Rep. 63 Machelle Shelby Kyles (D) CP Filed 8/6/2019 11/5/2019
  St. Rep. 64 Shanda M. Yates (D) C Filed 8/6/2019 11/5/2019
  St. Rep. 68 Natarsha Lindsey (D) O Filed 8/6/2019 11/5/2019
  St. Rep. 68 Zakiya Summers (D) O Filed 8/6/2019 11/5/2019
  St. Rep. 68 Cassandra Welchlin (D) O Filed 8/6/2019 11/5/2019
  St. Rep. 69 Alyce Griffin Clarke (D) I Filed 8/6/2019 11/5/2019
  St. Rep. 70 Tammy Cotton (D) CP Filed 8/6/2019 11/5/2019
  St. Rep. 70 Kathy L. Sykes (D) I Filed 8/6/2019 11/5/2019
  St. Rep. 71 Edelia J. Carthan (D) O Filed 8/6/2019 11/5/2019
  St. Rep. 71 Stephanie Skipper (D) O Filed 8/6/2019 11/5/2019
  St. Rep. 72 Debra Gibbs (D) I Filed 8/6/2019 11/5/2019
  St. Rep. 72 Felicia Tripp (D) CP Filed 8/6/2019 11/5/2019
  St. Rep. 73 Gayle Walsh Massey (D) O Filed 8/6/2019 11/5/2019
  St. Rep. 73 Jill Ford (R) O Filed 8/6/2019 11/5/2019
  St. Rep. 80 Omeria McDonald Scott (D) I Filed 8/6/2019 11/5/2019
  St. Rep. 88 Ramona Q. Blackledge (R) CP Filed 8/6/2019 11/5/2019
  St. Rep. 92 Becky Currie (R) I Filed 8/6/2019 11/5/2019
  St. Rep. 95 Nancy Depreo (R) CP Filed 8/6/2019 11/5/2019
  St. Rep. 95 Patricia H. Willis (R) I Filed 8/6/2019 11/5/2019
  St. Rep. 96 Angela Y. Cockerham (I) I Filed 8/6/2019 11/5/2019
  St. Rep. 96 Aisha A. Sanders (D) C Filed 8/6/2019 11/5/2019
  St. Rep. 98 Tasha Dillon (D) O Filed 8/6/2019 11/5/2019
  St. Rep. 102 Missy Warren McGee (R) I Filed 8/6/2019 11/5/2019
  St. Rep. 108 Stacey Wilkes (R) I Filed 8/6/2019 11/5/2019
  St. Rep. 117 Inez M. Kelleher (D) O Filed 8/6/2019 11/5/2019
  St. Rep. 119 Sonya Williams-Barnes (D) I Filed 8/6/2019 11/5/2019
  St. Rep. 121 Carolyn Crawford (R) I Filed 8/6/2019 11/5/2019
  St. Rep. 122 Wendy McDonald (D) O Filed 8/6/2019 11/5/2019
              ↑↑
NJ              
          4/1/2019 6/4/2019 11/5/2019
              ↑↑
VA              
          3/28/2019 6/11/2019 11/5/2019
              ↑↑