In honor of the Women’s March and their “Power to the Polls” initiative, we're highlighting progressive women and nonbinary candidates on the 2018 ballot.

LGBT Candidate Joan Greene Aims to Prove that Arizona Is Not a Red State

"We all want the same thing. We all want our families to have the opportunities to have what they might consider their American Dream," says Joan Greene.

Linda Yang

The Woman Running for Office to Fight Sexual Harassment Head-On

Michigan Attorney General candidate Dana Nessel garnered national attention when she promised not to inappropriately expose herself in a campaign ad.

Leila Ettachfini

The Candidate Who Decided to Run After Trump Bragged About Sexual Assault

Mallory McMorrow says she remembers thinking: "How do you tell your daughters that this is not only acceptable behavior but that it’s laudable?"

Linda Yang

The Pro-Choice Activist Running to Put Public Service Back into Politics

"People deserve better, and we want better, and we can have better if we have better leaders," says Gaylon B. Alcaraz.

Leila Ettachfini

Deb Haaland Is Ready to Fight 'for the American People, for Indian Tribes, for Us All'

“I just felt like my voice—considering the fact that we've never had a Native American woman in Congress—might be a voice at the table that Congress has never heard," says Deb Haaland.

Leila Ettachfini

The Woman Who Could Become America's First-Ever Indigenous Governor

"If you look at the faces in Congress now, there’s a clear imbalance that doesn't reflect the population of the United States," says Paulette Jordan.

Linda Yang
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Stacey Abrams Wants People to 'See Themselves Reflected in Those Who Lead Them'

"I can say without equivocation that I bring the strongest set of skills and the broadest set of experiences to the table," says Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams. "I am ready to be governor on day one."

Linda Yang

The Former Obama Staffer Fighting to Be the First Muslim Woman in Congress

Fayrouz Saad, the daughter of Lebanese immigrants, sees herself as the "product of the American Dream." If elected, she wants to keep that dream alive for others.

Leila Ettachfini

The Engineer Running for Congress to 'Bring Humanity Back to Our Government'

“I never wanted to do this, but it needs to be done, and people need to be doing whatever they can," says Chrissy Houlahan.

Kimberly Lawson

Gina Ortiz Jones Quit Working for Trump So She Could Fight His Agenda in Congress

Gina Ortiz Jones could become the first Filipina-American Congresswoman.

Kimberly Lawson

Last Year We Marched. This Year We Vote

This weekend, the Women's March launches their "Power to the Polls" initiative, kicking off a national voter registration and mobilization tour that targets swing states and aims to put more progressive politicians in office.

Leila Ettachfini

Everything You Need to Know About the 2018 Women's March

All the locations, start times, and details for the Women's March events in Las Vegas, Chicago, DC, LA, and more this weekend.

Linda Yang