Vote in 2018

Progressive Candidate Snapshots – Primary Dates: September & November

Last updated August 3, 2018

DelawareMassachusettsNew Hampshire, New York (state offices), and Rhode Island hold their primaries in September. Louisiana holds its primary on November 6. Get a quick snapshot of the progressive candidates running for national office in these states. They all take a strong stand on one or both of the following two priorities:

  • Big money out of politics
  • Universal healthcare

Click on the provided links to visit a candidate’s website for his or her full platform or to follow a candidate’s latest activities on social media.

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Visit the hub page — “2018 Progressive Candidates: A Nationwide List” — to learn how this list was developed and to find links to other left-leaning voter information, as well as general voter resources.

Election results are recorded as they become available. Follow your favorite progressive candidates right through to the Mid-Term General Election.

Happy voting!


Delaware – Primary: September 6, 2018

Delaware on Ballotpedia — Down-Ballot & More

U.S. SenateKerri Evelyn Harris (D) – Facebook – Twitter
— Takes no corporate PAC money
— Medicare for All
— Big money out of politics
— Abolish ICE
— Endorsed by Justice Democrats

At Large CD – Lisa Blunt Rochester (D-DE) – Facebook – Twitter
— Incumbent
— Member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus

Quick Scroll: DEMANH, NYRILA


Massachusetts – Primary: September 4, 2018

Massachusetts on Ballotpedia — Down-Ballot & More

U.S. SenateElizabeth Warren (D-MA) – Facebook – Twitter – Youtube
— Incumbent
— Takes no corporate PAC money
— Co-Sponsor of S.1804 – Medicare for All Act of 2017
— Campaign finance reform
I’m Co-Sponsoring Bernie’s Medicare for All Bill | ElizabethWarren.com

2nd CD – Jim McGovern (D-MA) – Facebook – Twitter – Youtube
— Incumbent
— Member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus
— Co-Sponsor of H.R.676 – Expanded & Improved Medicare For All Act
— Constitutional amendment to end Citizens United

3rd CD – Jeff Ballinger (D-MA) – Facebook – Twitter
— Constitutional amendment to end Citizens United

3rd CD – Alexandra Chandler (D-MA) – Facebook – TwitterYoutube
— Medicare for All
— Constitutional amendment to end Citizens United

3rd CD – Beej Das (D-MA) – Facebook – Twitter
— Single payer healthcare
— Constitutional amendment to end Citizens United
— Climate action

3rd CD – Rufus Gifford (D-MA) – Facebook – Twitter – Youtube
— Single payer healthcare
— Constitutional amendment to end Citizens United
— Climate action

3rd CD – Dan Koh (D-MA) – Facebook – Twitter
— Universal healthcare
— Constitutional amendment to end Citizens United
— Climate action

3rd CD – Barbara L’Italien (D-MA) – Facebook – Twitter
— Big money out of politics
— Constitutional amendment to end Citizens United
— Single payer healthcare
— Climate action
Rebel HQ interview

3rd CD – Juana Matias (D-MA) – Facebook – Twitter
— Takes no corporate PAC money
— Single payer healthcare
— Climate action
— Endorsed by Justice Democrats

3rd CD – Lori Trahan (D-MA) – Facebook – Twitter
— Healthcare reform
— Big money out of politics
— Climate action

4th CD – Joseph Kennedy III (D-MA) – Facebook – Twitter – Youtube
— Incumbent
— Member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus

4th CD – Gary Rucinski (D-MA) – Facebook – Twitter
— Medicare for All
— Climate action

5th CD – Katherine Clark (D-MA) – Facebook – Twitter – Youtube
— Incumbent
— Member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus
— Co-Sponsor of H.R.676 – Expanded & Improved Medicare For All Act
— Co-Sponsor of H.R.3848 – We the People Democracy Reform Act of 2017
— Campaign finance reform

7th CD – Mike Capuano (D-MA) – Facebook – TwitterYoutube
— Incumbent
— Member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus
— Co-Sponsor of H.R.676 – Expanded & Improved Medicare For All Act

7th CD – Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) – Facebook – Twitter
— Boston city councilor
— Takes no corporate PAC money
— Medicare for All
— Endorsed by Justice Democrats

8th CD – Brianna Wu (D-MA) – Facebook – Twitter
— Single payer healthcare
— Climate action
— Universal basic income

9th CD – Bill Cimbrelo (D-MA) – Facebook – Twitter
— Healthcare is a right
— Rebel HQ interview

Gov – Jay Gonzalez (D-MA) – Facebook – Twitter
— Single payer healthcare
— Constitutional amendment to end Citizens United
— Campaign finance reform
— Climate action

Gov – Bob Massie (D-MA) – Facebook – Twitter
— Medicare for All
— Big money out of politics
— Climate action
— Food justice
— Supports the arts

Lt. Gov – Quentin Palfrey (D-MA) – Facebook – Twitter
— Takes no corporate PAC money
— Universal healthcare
— Constitutional amendment to end Citizens United
— Climate action

State Senate, District 14 – Benjamin Bloomenthal (D-MA) – Facebook – Twitter
— Single payer healthcare

State House, District 14 – Tami Gouveia (D-MA) – FacebookTwitter
— Medicare for All
— Constitutional amendment to end Citizens United

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New Hampshire- Primary: May 22, 2018

New Hampshire on Ballotpedia — Down-Ballot & More

1st CD – Deaglan McEachern (D-NH) – Facebook – Twitter
— Single payer healthcare
— Climate action

1st CD – Mindi Messmer (D-NH) – Facebook – Twitter
— Takes no corporate PAC money
— Single payer healthcare
— Endorsed by Brand New Congress

1st CD – Levi Sanders (D-NH) – Facebook – Twitter
— Son of Bernie Sanders
— Medicare for All
— Big money out of money
— Rebel HQ interview

1st CD – Lincoln Soldati (D-NH) – Facebook – Twitter
— Medicare for All
— Climate action

Quick Scroll: DEMANH, NYRILA


New York – Primary: September 13, 2018

This is the state-level primary. New York held its primary for national offices on June 26th.

New York on Ballotpedia — Down-Ballot & More

Gov – Cynthia Nixon (D-NY) – Facebook – TwitterYoutube
— Big money out of politics
— The Young Turks report
Secular Talk report
— Endorsed by Our Revolution
— Endorsed by Justice Democrats

Attorney GeneralZephyr Teachout (D-NY) – FacebookTwitterYoutube
— Takes no corporate PAC money
— Anti-corruption
TYT Interviews

State Senate, District 13Jessica Ramos (D-NY) – Facebook – Twitter
— Single payer healthcare

State Senate, District 20Zellnor Myrie (D-NY) – Facebook – Twitter
— Universal healthcare
— Climate action

State Senate, District 22Ross Barkan (D-NY) – Facebook – Twitter
— Medicare for All
— Climate action

State Senate, District 31Robert Jackson (D-NY) – Facebook – TwitterYoutube
— Single payer healthcare
— Election reform

State Senate, District 34Alessandra Biaggi (D-NY) – Facebook – Twitter
— Single payer healthcare
— Campaign finance reform
— Climate action

State Senate, District 53Rachel May (D-NY) – Facebook – Twitter
— Universal healthcare
— Campaign finance reform

State House, District 64Adam Baumel (D-NY) – FacebookTwitter
— Single payer healthcare
— Campaign finance reform

State House, District 74Harvey Epstein (D-NY) – FacebookTwitter – WON April 24 special election
— Single payer healthcare
— Climate action
— Endorsed by Our Revolution

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Rhode Island – Primary: June 19, 2018

Rhode Island on Ballotpedia — Down-Ballot & More

U.S. Senate – Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) – Facebook – TwitterYoutube
— Incumbent
— Co-Sponsor of S.1804 – Medicare for All Act of 2017
— Climate action

1st CD – David Cicilline (D-RI) – Facebook – TwitterYoutube
— Incumbent
— Vice Chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus
— Co-Sponsor of H.R.676 – Expanded & Improved Medicare For All Act

2nd CD – Jim Langevin (D-RI) – Facebook – Twitter
— Incumbent
— Co-Sponsor of H.R.676 – Expanded & Improved Medicare For All Act

GovernorMatt Brown (D-RI) – FacebookTwitter
— Former secretary of state
— Takes no corporate PAC money
— Medicare for All
— Endorsed by Justice Democrats

Lt. Governor – Aaron Regunberg (D-RI) – Facebook – Twitter
— Takes no corporate PAC money
— Medicare for All
— Endorsed by Justice Democrats

Quick Scroll: DEMANH, NYRILA


Louisiana – Primary: November 6, 2018

Louisiana holds its General Election on December 8th.

Louisiana on Ballotpedia — Down-Ballot & More

3rd CD – Rob Anderson (D-LA) – Facebook – Twitter
— Takes no corporate PAC money
— Campaign finance reform
— Medicare for All

3rd CD – Dave Langlinais (I-LA) – Facebook – Twitter – Youtube
— Single payer healthcare
— Campaign finance reform

Quick Scroll: DEMANH, NYRILA


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