Press Release

June 30, 2022

Maggie’s List Candidates Victorious in Oklahoma, Illinois Primary Elections

Washington, D.C. – Maggie’s List, the country's leading political action committee focused on electing conservative women to federal public office, is pleased to announce a successful primary election day for our endorsed candidates in Illinois and Oklahoma. Results include:

  • Rep. Stephanie Bice – Incumbent in Oklahoma’s 5th House District – will face Democrat Joshua Harris-Till
  • Regan Deering – Candidate for Illinois’ 13th House District – will face Democrat Nikki Budzinski
  • Esther Joy King – Candidate for Illinois’ 17th House District – will face Democrat Eric Sorensen
  • Rep. Mary Miller – Incumbent in Illinois’ 15th House District – will face Democrat Paul Lange

“All Maggie’s List-endorsed candidates on the ballot this week won their primary races and we are thrilled for each of them,” said Sandra Mortham, Chairman of Maggie’s List.

“At a time where skyrocketing inflation and economic uncertainty are creating difficult challenges for families across America, we are committed to electing as many strong, female conservative candidates to office as possible and look forward to supporting these women in their general election contests,” she continued.

 Maggie’s List has seen a dramatic rise in the number of conservative women running for office during the last several election cycles. In light of the #MeToo movement, women’s activism is more important than ever.

According to the Center for American Women and Politics (CAWP), women comprise more than 56% of all voters, but less than 27% of our representation. Maggie’s List’s mission is to equalize those numbers and empower women to take a stand and run for what they believe in.

About Maggie’s List:

Maggie’s List is a federal PAC created to raise awareness and funds to increase the number of conservative women elected to federal public office. Since 2010, this national group of dedicated women have had an outstanding record for endorsing successful candidates for U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives. Maggie’s List supports women candidates who stand for fiscal conservatism, less government, more personal responsibility and strong national security. For more information on Maggie’s List, please visit, follow @maggieslist1 and like