All of us have been proud to support progressive candidates near and far.  Our results speak volumes for the close contests, hard-fought victories, and occasional landslides.  The wins make it all worthwhile.  There’s a lot to learn and take away from the losses, too, though.

Take a look for yourself to see the variety of campaigns for which our volunteer writers dedicated themselves to boosting Democratic voter turnout.

 

Candidate State Office Election Date Votes For Election % Trump % Outcome
Jon Ossoff GA US Congress 4/18/2017 92,673 48.1% 48.3% Runoff
Christine Triebsch GA State Senate 5/16/2017 14,057 43.0% 51.3% Loss
Archie Parnell SC US Congress 6/21/2017 42,341 47.9% 54.9% Loss
Karen Gaddis OK State Representative 7/3/2017 1,073 52.3% 63.3% Win
Kevin Cavanaugh NH State Senate 7/25/2017 4,751 54.8% 47.2% Win
Phil Miller IA State Representative 8/8/2017 4,062 53.7% 51.8% Win
Kevin Patterson AZ City Council 8/29/2017 16,897 47.9% 49.5% Loss
Karen Keys-Gamarra VA School Board 8/29/2017 41,526 63.9% 44.4% Win
Josh Adjutant NH State Representative 9/5/2017 562 46.7% 47.2% Loss
Charles St. Clair NH State Representative 9/12/2017 1,268 55.7% 47.2% Win
Kathryn Rehner MS State Representative 9/12/2017 807 24.5% 47.6% Runoff
Annette Taddeo FL State Senate 9/26/2017 22,649 50.9% 39.5% Win
Kari Lerner NH State Representative 9/26/2017 901 49.9% 73.0% Win
Zainab Baloch NC City Council 10/10/2017 10419 11.0% 37.9% Loss
Casey Conley NH State Representative 10/24/2017 319 78.0% 48.7% Win
Vicki Horton GA City Council 11/7/2017 2,597 42.0% 69.2% Runoff
Kelly Fowler VA State Representative 11/7/2017 12,540 52.58% 45.03% Win
Joan Lewis CT City Council 11/7/2017 1,506 11.52% 48.09% Win
Carolyn Arabolos CT City Council 11/7/2017 1,256 9.61% 48.09% Loss
Lisa Conant CT City Council 11/7/2017 1,337 10.23% 48.09% Win
Jonathan Hand CT City Council 11/7/2017 1,368 10.47% 48.09% Win
Sam Norman CT City Council 11/7/2017 1,185 9.07% 48.09% Win
Kathie Allen UT US Congress 11/7/2017 29,449 27.1% 39.8% Loss
Deb Carroll CT City Council 11/7/2017 3,452 8.30% 38.38% Win
Mary LaChance CT City Council 11/7/2017 3,568 8.56% 38.38% Win
Jake McChesney CT City Council 11/7/2017 3,155 7.59% 38.38% Loss
Larry Niland CT City Council 11/7/2017 3,673 8.83% 38.38% Win
David Peniston CT Board of Education 11/7/2017 3,605 26.10% 38.38% Win
Manisha Srivastva CT Board of Assessment Appeals 11/7/2017 3,491 51.60% 38.38% Win
Rich Quagliaroli CT Board of Fire Commissioners 11/7/2017 3,835 56.68% 38.38% Win
Jill Barry CT City Council 11/7/2017 4,048 9.74% 38.38% Win
Doug Foyle CT Board of Education 11/7/2017 3,778 27.40% 38.38% Win
Tom Gullota CT City Council 11/7/2017 4,052 9.74% 38.38% Win
James McIntosh CT Board of Finance 11/7/2017 3,402 50.34% 38.38% Win
Sandy O’Leary CT Zoning Board of Appeals 11/7/2017 3,940 29.23% 38.38% Win
Jaye Winkler CT Zoning Board of Appeals 11/7/2017 3,336 24.73% 38.38% Win
Kimberly Anne Tucker VA State Representative 11/7/2017 9,127 40.88% 58.0% Loss
Cheryl Turpin VA State Representative 11/7/2017 11,843 50.73% 47.0% Win
John L. Bell VA Sheriff 11/7/2017 40,116 37.21% 48.75% Loss
Susan Hippen VA Treasurer 11/7/2017 39,256 33.19% 48.75% Loss
Deborah Gonzalez GA State Representative 11/7/2017 3,113 64.05% 27.96% Win
Kellen Squire VA State Representative 11/7/2017 11,797 38.74% 56.0% Loss
Michelle Minnick PA Town Supervisor 11/7/2017 2,653 52.68% 37.44% Win
Kimberly Koch PA Town Auditor 11/7/2017 2,593 58.64% 37.44% Win
Christine Chen NJ State Senate 11/7/2017 24,515 40.90% 47.50% Loss
Laura Shaw NJ Assembly 11/7/2017 24,171 21.11% 47.50% Loss
Charles Boody NJ Assembly 11/7/2017 21,502 18.78% 47.50% Loss
Kelly DeLucia VA State Representative 11/7/2017 14,947 42.97% 54.0% Loss
Hassan Essa NH Alderman 11/7/2017 795 47.94% 47.45% Loss
Erika Connors NH School Board 11/7/2017 1,095 47.42% 47.45% Loss
Brian Sullivan NH State Representative 11/7/2017 1,297 65.90% 48.70% Win
Ellen Ceisler PA Commonwealth Court 11/7/2017 99,022 30.64% 37.44% Win
Teresa Davis MS Circuit Clerk 11/28/2017 2,836 48.96% 47.50% Loss
Doug Jones AL U.S. Senate 12/12/2017 671,151 49.90% 62.10% Win
Mary Alice Carfi TN State Senate 12/19/2017 5,682 48.68% 72.00% Loss
Jose Vazquez FL State Representative 12/19/2017 4,715 33.83% 53.00% Loss
Phyllis Hatcher GA State Senate 1/9/2018 2,772 34.36% N/A Loss
Cindy Boatwright SC State Representative 1/16/2018 1,587 43.30% 55.00% Loss
Rita DeJong IA State Representative 1/16/2018 1,712 44.26% 62.40% Loss
Patty Schachtner WI State Senate 1/16/2018 12,241 54.82% 55.30% Win
Dennis D. Degenhardt WI State Assembly 1/16/2018 1,878 43.37% 66.52% Loss
Greta Neubauer WI State Assembly 1/16/2018 831 95.96% 26.50% Win
Austin Davis PA State Representative 1/23/2018 3,200 73.92% 39.41% Win
Ethan Perkinson MO State Representative 2/6/2018 1,077 35.67% 71.00% Loss
Mike Revis MO State Representative 2/6/2018 1,787 51.56% 61.00% Win
Ronna Ford MO State Representative 2/6/2018 963 30.91% 81.00% Loss
Jim Scaggs MO State Representative 2/6/2018 2,699 47.38% 78.00% Loss
Margaret Good FL State Representative 2/13/2018 23,054 52.17% 50.71% Win
Amber Jensen OK State Senate 2/13/2018 2,914 32.03% 84.21% Loss
Morris Mock, Jr. MS State Representative 2/20/2018 325 16.78% 71.30% Loss
Phil Spagnuolo NH State Representative 2/27/2018 968 53.50% 53.63% Win
Kelly Smith KY State Representative 2/27/2018 1,399 33.20% 78.99% Loss
Charles Murdock OK State Representative 3/6/2018 513 27.87% 80.44% Loss
Tom Swisstack NM Mayor 3/6/2018 4,486 44.60% N/A Loss
Gayle Jordan TN State Senate 3/13/2018 5,179 28.27% 69.82% Loss
Conor Lamb PA US Congress 3/13/2018 113,813 49.80% 58.10% Win
Marie Newman IL Primary 3/20/2018 44,992 48.80% N/A Loss
Terry Jones AL State Representative 3/27/2018 2,167 47.09% 58.00% Loss
Emily Antul MA Board of Selectmen 4/3/2018 1,984 32.12% 39.10% Win
Jim Hawkins MA State Representative 4/3/2018 3,927 51.90% 42.15% Win
Rebecca Dallet WI Supreme Court 4/3/2018 555,196 55.77% 47.20% Win
Kevin Seltzer MO School Board 4/3/2018 9,870 27.23% N/A Win
Matthew Schindler MO School Board 4/3/2018 11,016 30.38% N/A Win
Jamie Spotts WI County Board 4/3/2018 317 35.30% 55.83% Loss
Lori Berman FL State Senate 4/10/2018 22,868 74.80% 37.18% Win
Tracy Freese IA State Senate 4/10/2018 3,786 44.22% 64.06% Loss
Lizette Escobedo CA City Council 4/10/2018 1,354 49.02% 39.04% Loss
Shelley Mayer NY State Senate 4/24/2018 24,238 57.67% 37.54% Win
Dr. Hiral Tipirneni AZ US Congress 4/24/2018 82,318 47.39% 58.10% Loss
Aidan O’Connor Jr. NY State Representative 4/24/2018 8,259 44.32% 58.61% Loss
Steve Stern NY State Representative 4/24/2018 5,748 59.12% 44.85% Win
Harvey Epstein NY State Representative 4/24/2018 3,900 90.32% 11.22% Win
Deb Slinkosky NY State Representative 4/24/2018 1,658 36.81% 60.40% Loss