Identifying and supporting new candidates from the bottom up, in a targeted way, will be important during the 2018 midterm elections. The following organizations help do just that.
Our Revolution will reclaim democracy for the working people of our country by harnessing the transformative energy of the “political revolution.” Through supporting a new generation of progressive leaders, empowering millions to fight for progressive change and elevating the political consciousness, Our Revolution will transform American politics to make our political and economic systems once again responsive to the needs of working families. Our Revolution has three intertwined goals: to revitalize American democracy, empower progressive leaders and elevate the political consciousness.
BRAND NEW CONGRESS
A group of individuals around the country planning to help give their candidates a sweeping majority in Congress and a partner in the White House. They are working through 2018 and 2020.
Supports pro-choice Democratic women and helps get them elected to national, state, and local offices, with the larger goal of attaining diversity in public office. 2016 successes include Senators Tammy Duckworth (Illinois), Patty Murray (Washington), and Kamala Harris (California).
A Los Angeles-based group with many goals — some of which are engaging more young people into the political process, increasing voter turnout, and taking on the city establishment. They are a movement with progressive values with the vision of electing progressive members of the community to the City Council and Mayor’s Office in the 2017 election.
Represent.us brings together conservatives, progressives, and everyone in between to pass powerful anti-corruption laws that stop political bribery, end secret money, and fix our broken elections. They aim to end corruption state-by-state, by going around Congress to put powerful reforms on the ballot, where the people can vote for them directly. (No politicians required.)