Candidates

U.S. House

Candidates

Genevieve Collins

Candidate, TX-32

Genevieve is a 7th generation Texan and lifelong Republican who comes from a long line of trailblazers. Her grandmother was the first woman elected to the Dallas City Council, and Genevieve has built upon that legacy. She is the head of a leading education technology firm, where her focus has been to bring a world-class education to all students regardless of where they live. Genevieve was named one of 2018’s local “20 Under 40” for her work turning around low-performing school districts and changing students’ lives.

Chele is running for Congress to help New York students and families succeed. She’s focused on investing in the state’s infrastructure and education system, creating jobs for her constituents and easing the burden placed on New York taxpayers. She and her husband have three sons.

Chele Farley

Candidate, NY-18

Michelle is an attorney and dedicated public servant to the people of Minnesota. She made history as the first woman in Minnesota to serve as President of the Senate. Most recently, she served as the state’s 49th Lieutenant Governor. She and her husband have two grown children and five grandchildren.

Michelle Fischbach

Candidate, MN-07

Karen Handel

Candidate, GA-06

Karen has extensive private sector and government experience. She was part of the executive management team at KPMG and CIBA Vision, and served as CEO of the North Fulton Chamber of Commerce. Karen’s public service credentials are vast — she was Chair of the Fulton County Board of Commissioners, Georgia’s Secretary of State, a former gubernatorial candidate, and most recently, Congresswoman. Karen’s time in Congress was marked by her work on human trafficking and opioid addiction.

Ashley Hinson

Candidate, IA-01

Ashley is a familiar face to Iowans. She was an award-winning journalist and local TV reporter before moving on to a career in public service. Ashley was the first woman elected to serve her district in the Iowa House, where she focused on cutting taxes, improving K-12 education, and enhancing rural and mental health care facilities. She and her husband live in Iowa with their two sons.

As a Korean-American immigrant, mother of four, and small business owner, Young embodies the American Dream. She got her start in public service under former Rep. Ed Royce and later went on to serve as the first Korean-American in the California State Assembly. In the Assembly, Young’s career was marked by her work to lower tuition rates, improve public safety, support our veterans, and combat domestic violence.

Young Kim

Candidate, CA-39

The daughter of Greek and Cuban immigrants, Nicole is currently the only Republican woman and the only Hispanic-American Republican elected in New York City. She currently serves in the New York State Assembly, defeating a two-term incumbent to get there. Nicole has been coined "Brooklyn's last standing Republican."

Nicole Malliotakis

Candidate, NY-11

Maria Elvira Salazar

Candidate, FL-27

The daughter of Cuban immigrants, Maria’s upbringing has shaped her life’s work. Growing up knowing the dangers of socialism, she’s committed to fighting against the Left’s socialist agenda. A fight she continued through her vast career in journalism, including as a reporter at Univision, anchor at CNN Español and Telemundo, and host of her own shown on Mega TV. She and her husband live in Miami with their two daughters.

Lisa Scheller

Candidate, PA-07

Lisa has a unique story to tell. She is the CEO of a manufacturing company that’s recognized as a world leader in the industry and employs over 500 people globally. She is also a former opioid addict who has since become a leading advocate for recovering addicts. Lisa was recognized as “Entrepreneur of the Year” in her community after opening a coffee shop that employs people in recovery. She’s running on a message of optimism.

Michelle is a Korean-American immigrant, proven change-maker, and all around dedicated public servant to the people of California. Formerly the highest ranking Republican woman in California during her time on the Board of Equalization, Michelle now serves as a member of the Orange County Board of Supervisors. Over the course of her career in government, Michelle has worked to lower and eliminate taxes, keeping Californian’s hard-earned money in their pockets.

Michelle Steel

Candidate, CA-48

Jessica is no career politician. She’s a mother of three, entrepreneur, lawyer, former high school basketball athlete, and now, she’s a first-time candidate for Congress. Her background is in managing and writing grants to help companies navigate burdensome government regulations - experience she first received while working in the Alabama Governor’s office and translated into the mission for her business.

Jessica Taylor

Candidate, AL-02

Claudia Tenney

Candidate, NY-22

Claudia’s public service has been shaped by her experience running a small business and raising her son as a single mom. She is the co-owner of a commercial printing and manufacturing firm, which currently employs nearly 80 people. Claudia previously served in the New York State Assembly and was elected to Congress in 2016 to represent NY-22. She’s running to take back her seat in the U.S. House.

Beth Van Duyne

Candidate, TX-24

Beth has a strong record of serving her community. She was elected to serve as mayor of Irving, Texas in 2011, having previously served as an elected City Council member. Continuing her path, she was next appointed as a regional administrator for the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) - where she oversaw Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Louisiana, and Arkansas. She stepped down from that role to run for Congress.

Incumbents

First elected to the U.S. House in 2016, Liz is the highest ranking Republican woman in Congressional history. She works strenuously for job creation, cutting taxes, expanding energy options, mining and agriculture, and strengthening America’s standing in the world. Prior to her time in Congress, Liz practiced law and served in the State Department as the second-ranking official responsible for U.S. Policy in the Middle East.

Liz Cheney

Running for Re-Election, WY-AL

Virginia Foxx

Running for Re-Election, NC-05

Virginia has spent her time in Washington fighting to rein in wasteful government spending. She was the first member of her congressional class to author major legislation that was signed into law. The first of her family to graduate from high school, Virginia has a doctorate degree and spent the majority of her career educating children. She’s also a businesswoman who started a successful nursery and landscaping business.

Kay Granger

Running for Re-Election, TX-12

Prior to her career in public service, Kay was a high school journalism and English teacher and started her own insurance agency. In government, Kay has had many firsts — she was the first female Mayor of Forth Worth and is the first and only woman to represent Texas in the U.S. House. Kay is in her 12th term in Congress, where she’s risen in leadership and now serves as Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Committee. Kay has been a leader on military, defense, and global security issues.

Vicky’s career has been broad — she’s a mother, farmer, small business owner, and former public school teacher. Before coming to Congress in 2010, Vicky served six years in the Missouri General Assembly. In the U.S. House, Vicky serves on the House Armed Services and Agricultural Committees, and has been a strong advocate for rural communities and our military.

Vicky Hartzler

Running for Re-Election, MO-04

Jaime brings much-needed diversity to Congress as the only conservative woman of color and the second woman to give birth three times while in office. She’s a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, co-founder of the bipartisan Maternity Care Caucus, and a leader on health care issues, including lowering maternal mortality rates.

Jaime Herrera Beutler

Running for Reelection, WA-03

Debbie Lesko

Running for Re-Election, AZ-08

Debbie has a strong history of serving the people of Arizona. Prior to coming to Washington in early 2018, she served in both the Arizona House and Senate for nine years, where she received honors including, “Champion of the Taxpayer,” “Guardian of Small Business” and “Senator of the Year.” In Congress, Debbie serves on the House Rules, Homeland Security, and Judiciary Committees. She and her husband have three children.

Cathy McMorris Rodgers

Running for Re-Election, WA-05

Cathy believes new technology can transform our government and improve the lives of all Americans. Supporting our military families hits home for Cathy, whose husband is a retired 26-year active-duty Navy Commander. While in Congress, she’s fought for the families of our men and women in uniform, including co-founding the bipartisan Military Family Caucus to help represent military spouses and their children on Capitol Hill. Cathy is only one of two Members of Congress to have given birth three times while in office.

Carol was the only newly elected Republican woman to Congress in 2018. A force for her constituents, she has dedicated much of her legislative career - including over 10 years in the West Virginia House of Delegates, where she was the first female Majority Whip - to fighting the devastating opioid crisis crippling our families. She’s also spent her time in Washington working for small businesses and the economic development of her state.

Carol Miller

Running for Re-Election, WV-03

Elise made history as the youngest woman ever elected to Congress in 2014, and remains the youngest GOP woman elected to Congress. Elise formerly served in the White House West Wing as part of President George W. Bush’s administration. Prior to that, she worked at her family’s small business. She’s the first member of her immediate family to graduate from college — with honors from Harvard, no less! She is currently leading efforts within the GOP to help elect more conservative women.

Elise Stefanik

Running for Re-Election, NY-21

Ann Wagner

Running for Re-Election, MO-02

Ann came to Congress in 2013 with over 30 years of experience behind her, including work in her family’s business, the private sector, and even as a former U.S. Ambassador. Now, Ann is the Vice Ranking Member on the House Financial Services and Foreign Affairs committees. She’s a strong advocate for women and children as the author of several pieces of legislation that combat sex trafficking and online exploitation.

Jackie Walorski

Running for Re-Election, IN-02

Before being elected to Congress in 2012, Jackie served three terms in the Indiana State House and worked as a television news reporter, a college development director, and a missionary in Romania alongside her husband. In Congress, she serves on the powerful House Ways and Means Committee and focuses her efforts on advocating for our military and veterans, and combating opioid addiction.

U.S. Senate

Susan has served in the Senate for over 20 years - and in all that time, has never missed a single vote. As chair of the Senate Special Committee on Aging and a member of the Committees of Intelligence, Appropriations and Health, she’s become one of the most seasoned and influential lawmakers in DC.

Susan Collins

Running for Re-Election, Maine

Joni Ernst

Running for Re-Election, Iowa

Joni’s story is marked by firsts — she was the first female combat veteran elected to serve in the U.S. Senate and the first woman Senator from the state of Iowa. In the Senate, Joni is focused on building a strong economy and fighting burdensome regulations. She serves on key committees including Judiciary, Armed Services, and Small Business and Entrepreneurship.

Cindy Hyde-Smith

Running for Re-Election, Mississippi

Coming from a fifth-generation farming family, agriculture has been a large part of Cindy’s life and career. She served 12 years in the Mississippi State Senate — 8 of which she was chair of the Agriculture Committee — before going on to serve two terms as the Mississippi Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce. In 2018, Cindy was appointed and re-elected to the U.S. Senate, where she serves on the Appropriations, Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, Energy and Natural Resources, and Rules and Administration Committees.

As the first female U.S. fighter pilot to fly in combat and the first woman to command a fighter squadron, Martha is a true trailblazer. Appointed to her Senate seat in 2018 after the death of Senator John McCain, Martha has spent her time focused on issues like border security and military preparedness. Martha previously served two terms in the U.S. House, where she sponsored 54 bills and passed two of them into law.

Martha McSally

Running for Re-Election, Arizona

After representing West Virginia in the U.S. House for 14 years, Shelley made history in 2014 when she became the first woman elected to represent the state in the U.S. Senate. In just five years since, she’s led the way on legislation to increase cancer survival rates among children, combat the growing crisis of maternal mortality rates, and invest in research to explore innovative treatments and cures for diseases. Shelley has also doubled federal funding to treat those suffering from opioid addiction in her state.

Shelley Moore Capito

Running for Re-Election, West Virginia

U.S. House

Candidates

Genevieve Collins

Candidate, TX-32

Genevieve is a 7th generation Texan and lifelong Republican who comes from a long line of trailblazers. Her grandmother was the first woman elected to the Dallas City Council, and Genevieve has built upon that legacy. She is the head of a leading education technology firm, where her focus has been to bring a world-class education to all students regardless of where they live. Genevieve was named one of 2018’s local “20 Under 40” for her work turning around low-performing school districts and changing students’ lives.

Chele is running for Congress to help New York students and families succeed. She’s focused on investing in the state’s infrastructure and education system, creating jobs for her constituents and easing the burden placed on New York taxpayers. She and her husband have three sons.

Chele Farley

Candidate, NY-18

Michelle is an attorney and dedicated public servant to the people of Minnesota. She made history as the first woman in Minnesota to serve as President of the Senate. Most recently, she served as the state’s 49th Lieutenant Governor. She and her husband have two grown children and five grandchildren.

Michelle Fischbach

Candidate, MN-07

Karen Handel

Candidate, GA-06

Karen has extensive private sector and government experience. She was part of the executive management team at KPMG and CIBA Vision, and served as CEO of the North Fulton Chamber of Commerce. Karen’s public service credentials are vast — she was Chair of the Fulton County Board of Commissioners, Georgia’s Secretary of State, a former gubernatorial candidate, and most recently, Congresswoman. Karen’s time in Congress was marked by her work on human trafficking and opioid addiction.

Ashley Hinson

Candidate, IA-01

Ashley is a familiar face to Iowans. She was an award-winning journalist and local TV reporter before moving on to a career in public service. Ashley was the first woman elected to serve her district in the Iowa House, where she focused on cutting taxes, improving K-12 education, and enhancing rural and mental health care facilities. She and her husband live in Iowa with their two sons.

As a Korean-American immigrant, mother of four, and small business owner, Young embodies the American Dream. She got her start in public service under former Rep. Ed Royce and later went on to serve as the first Korean-American in the California State Assembly. In the Assembly, Young’s career was marked by her work to lower tuition rates, improve public safety, support our veterans, and combat domestic violence.

Young Kim

Candidate, CA-39

The daughter of Greek and Cuban immigrants, Nicole is currently the only Republican woman and the only Hispanic-American Republican elected in New York City. She currently serves in the New York State Assembly, defeating a two-term incumbent to get there. Nicole has been coined "Brooklyn's last standing Republican."

Nicole Malliotakis

Candidate, NY-11

Maria Elvira Salazar

Candidate, FL-27

The daughter of Cuban immigrants, Maria’s upbringing has shaped her life’s work. Growing up knowing the dangers of socialism, she’s committed to fighting against the Left’s socialist agenda. A fight she continued through her vast career in journalism, including as a reporter at Univision, anchor at CNN Español and Telemundo, and host of her own shown on Mega TV. She and her husband live in Miami with their two daughters.

Lisa Scheller

Candidate, PA-07

Lisa has a unique story to tell. She is the CEO of a manufacturing company that’s recognized as a world leader in the industry and employs over 500 people globally. She is also a former opioid addict who has since become a leading advocate for recovering addicts. Lisa was recognized as “Entrepreneur of the Year” in her community after opening a coffee shop that employs people in recovery. She’s running on a message of optimism.

Michelle is a Korean-American immigrant, proven change-maker, and all around dedicated public servant to the people of California. Formerly the highest ranking Republican woman in California during her time on the Board of Equalization, Michelle now serves as a member of the Orange County Board of Supervisors. Over the course of her career in government, Michelle has worked to lower and eliminate taxes, keeping Californian’s hard-earned money in their pockets.

Michelle Steel

Candidate, CA-48

Jessica is no career politician. She’s a mother of three, entrepreneur, lawyer, former high school basketball athlete, and now, she’s a first-time candidate for Congress. Her background is in managing and writing grants to help companies navigate burdensome government regulations - experience she first received while working in the Alabama Governor’s office and translated into the mission for her business.

Jessica Taylor

Candidate, AL-02

Claudia Tenney

Candidate, NY-22

Claudia’s public service has been shaped by her experience running a small business and raising her son as a single mom. She is the co-owner of a commercial printing and manufacturing firm, which currently employs nearly 80 people. Claudia previously served in the New York State Assembly and was elected to Congress in 2016 to represent NY-22. She’s running to take back her seat in the U.S. House.

Beth Van Duyne

Candidate, TX-24

Beth has a strong record of serving her community. She was elected to serve as mayor of Irving, Texas in 2011, having previously served as an elected City Council member. Continuing her path, she was next appointed as a regional administrator for the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) - where she oversaw Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Louisiana, and Arkansas. She stepped down from that role to run for Congress.

Incumbents

First elected to the U.S. House in 2016, Liz is the highest ranking Republican woman in Congressional history. She works strenuously for job creation, cutting taxes, expanding energy options, mining and agriculture, and strengthening America’s standing in the world. Prior to her time in Congress, Liz practiced law and served in the State Department as the second-ranking official responsible for U.S. Policy in the Middle East.

Liz Cheney

Running for Re-Election, WY-AL

Virginia Foxx

Running for Re-Election, NC-05

Virginia has spent her time in Washington fighting to rein in wasteful government spending. She was the first member of her congressional class to author major legislation that was signed into law. The first of her family to graduate from high school, Virginia has a doctorate degree and spent the majority of her career educating children. She’s also a businesswoman who started a successful nursery and landscaping business.

Kay Granger

Running for Re-Election, TX-12

Prior to her career in public service, Kay was a high school journalism and English teacher and started her own insurance agency. In government, Kay has had many firsts — she was the first female Mayor of Forth Worth and is the first and only woman to represent Texas in the U.S. House. Kay is in her 12th term in Congress, where she’s risen in leadership and now serves as Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Committee. Kay has been a leader on military, defense, and global security issues.

Vicky’s career has been broad — she’s a mother, farmer, small business owner, and former public school teacher. Before coming to Congress in 2010, Vicky served six years in the Missouri General Assembly. In the U.S. House, Vicky serves on the House Armed Services and Agricultural Committees, and has been a strong advocate for rural communities and our military.

Vicky Hartzler

Running for Re-Election, MO-04

Jaime brings much-needed diversity to Congress as the only conservative woman of color and the second woman to give birth three times while in office. She’s a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, co-founder of the bipartisan Maternity Care Caucus, and a leader on health care issues, including lowering maternal mortality rates.

Jaime Herrera Beutler

Running for Reelection, WA-03

Debbie Lesko

Running for Re-Election, AZ-08

Debbie has a strong history of serving the people of Arizona. Prior to coming to Washington in early 2018, she served in both the Arizona House and Senate for nine years, where she received honors including, “Champion of the Taxpayer,” “Guardian of Small Business” and “Senator of the Year.” In Congress, Debbie serves on the House Rules, Homeland Security, and Judiciary Committees. She and her husband have three children.

Cathy McMorris Rodgers

Running for Re-Election, WA-05

Cathy believes new technology can transform our government and improve the lives of all Americans. Supporting our military families hits home for Cathy, whose husband is a retired 26-year active-duty Navy Commander. While in Congress, she’s fought for the families of our men and women in uniform, including co-founding the bipartisan Military Family Caucus to help represent military spouses and their children on Capitol Hill. Cathy is only one of two Members of Congress to have given birth three times while in office.

Carol was the only newly elected Republican woman to Congress in 2018. A force for her constituents, she has dedicated much of her legislative career - including over 10 years in the West Virginia House of Delegates, where she was the first female Majority Whip - to fighting the devastating opioid crisis crippling our families. She’s also spent her time in Washington working for small businesses and the economic development of her state.

Carol Miller

Running for Re-Election, WV-03

Elise made history as the youngest woman ever elected to Congress in 2014, and remains the youngest GOP woman elected to Congress. Elise formerly served in the White House West Wing as part of President George W. Bush’s administration. Prior to that, she worked at her family’s small business. She’s the first member of her immediate family to graduate from college — with honors from Harvard, no less! She is currently leading efforts within the GOP to help elect more conservative women.

Elise Stefanik

Running for Re-Election, NY-21

Ann Wagner

Running for Re-Election, MO-02

Ann came to Congress in 2013 with over 30 years of experience behind her, including work in her family’s business, the private sector, and even as a former U.S. Ambassador. Now, Ann is the Vice Ranking Member on the House Financial Services and Foreign Affairs committees. She’s a strong advocate for women and children as the author of several pieces of legislation that combat sex trafficking and online exploitation.

Jackie Walorski

Running for Re-Election, IN-02

Before being elected to Congress in 2012, Jackie served three terms in the Indiana State House and worked as a television news reporter, a college development director, and a missionary in Romania alongside her husband. In Congress, she serves on the powerful House Ways and Means Committee and focuses her efforts on advocating for our military and veterans, and combating opioid addiction.

U.S. Senate

Susan has served in the Senate for over 20 years - and in all that time, has never missed a single vote. As chair of the Senate Special Committee on Aging and a member of the Committees of Intelligence, Appropriations and Health, she’s become one of the most seasoned and influential lawmakers in DC.

Susan Collins

Running for Re-Election, Maine

Joni Ernst

Running for Re-Election, Iowa

Joni’s story is marked by firsts — she was the first female combat veteran elected to serve in the U.S. Senate and the first woman Senator from the state of Iowa. In the Senate, Joni is focused on building a strong economy and fighting burdensome regulations. She serves on key committees including Judiciary, Armed Services, and Small Business and Entrepreneurship.

Cindy Hyde-Smith

Running for Re-Election, Mississippi

Coming from a fifth-generation farming family, agriculture has been a large part of Cindy’s life and career. She served 12 years in the Mississippi State Senate — 8 of which she was chair of the Agriculture Committee — before going on to serve two terms as the Mississippi Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce. In 2018, Cindy was appointed and re-elected to the U.S. Senate, where she serves on the Appropriations, Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, Energy and Natural Resources, and Rules and Administration Committees.

As the first female U.S. fighter pilot to fly in combat and the first woman to command a fighter squadron, Martha is a true trailblazer. Appointed to her Senate seat in 2018 after the death of Senator John McCain, Martha has spent her time focused on issues like border security and military preparedness. Martha previously served two terms in the U.S. House, where she sponsored 54 bills and passed two of them into law.

Martha McSally

Running for Re-Election, Arizona

After representing West Virginia in the U.S. House for 14 years, Shelley made history in 2014 when she became the first woman elected to represent the state in the U.S. Senate. In just five years since, she’s led the way on legislation to increase cancer survival rates among children, combat the growing crisis of maternal mortality rates, and invest in research to explore innovative treatments and cures for diseases. Shelley has also doubled federal funding to treat those suffering from opioid addiction in her state.

Shelley Moore Capito

Running for Re-Election, West Virginia