2024 Candidates

Maggie's List financially supports candidates who are committed to avoiding deficit spending, reducing overall government spending, and ensuring a balanced budget. 

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Deb Fischer

U.S. Senate, Nebraska
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A lifelong Nebraskan, Deb Fischer is the senior senator from Nebraska. Senator Fischer was first elected to the U.S. Senate in November 2012, becoming the first Nebraska woman elected to a full term and the first Nebraska state senator elected directly after service in the state legislature. Six years later, in November 2018, Nebraskans voted overwhelmingly to send her back to the U.S. Senate for a second term. Born and raised in Lincoln, Nebraska, Senator Fischer attended the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and graduated with a degree in education. She and her husband, Bruce, have a ranching business in the Nebraska Sandhills. They have three sons and four grandchildren. Maggie's List was the first group to endorse Senator Fischer in her U.S. Senate primary campaign in 2012.
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Marsha Blackburn

U.S. Senate, Tennessee
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Marsha’s public service is dedicated to promoting opportunities for women and making America a more prosperous place to live. Marsha’s leadership philosophy is based on her experiences in the private sector as a small business woman and author, as well as being a mother and grandmother. In 1998, she was elected to the Tennessee State Senate. In the state legislature, she earned a reputation for fiscal responsibility and government accountability by identifying waste and offering realistic solutions to Tennessee’s budget challenges. While serving in the Tennessee Senate, Marsha led a statewide grassroots campaign to defeat a proposed state income tax. Her congressional career was also noted for her Chairmanship of the Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, as well as bipartisan expertise in defending songwriters’ and performers’ rights.
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Laurie Buckhout

North Carolina’s 1st District
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Laurie Buckhout, a retired Army Colonel and decorated combat commander, hails from a lineage of combat veterans. She is a committed constitutional conservative. Growing up on a farm in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley, she attended James Madison University on an ROTC Scholarship, eventually becoming a Second Lieutenant in the Army Signal Corps in 1984. Retiring in 2010, Laurie founded Corvus Consulting, a strategic consulting and services group specializing in Electronic Warfare and Cyberspace Operations. Laurie, a past President of the Association of Old Crows, has extensive experience working with Federal and Congressional organizations on legal, budgetary, and legislative matters, and she served as a Special Government Employee supporting the US Department of Commerce.
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Monique DeSpain

Oregon's 4th District
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As an Air Force Veteran, attorney, and advocate for government transparency and reform, Monique has a consistent record of service and integrity. Monique served our nation for 30 years in the United States Air Force, the Air Force Reserve, and the Oregon Air National Guard, retiring with the rank of Colonel.Monique is a problem solver and brings people together to deliver positive outcomes. Concurrent with her military service, Monique worked as a legal consultant for a full spectrum of business and family matters including policy development, Veterans’ affairs, litigation, and alternative dispute resolution. She volunteered for ten years as a Board Member, President, and Mediator with the Center for Dialogue & Resolution in Eugene, Oregon.
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Caroleene Dobson

Alabama's 2nd District
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Caroleene Dobson is a distinguished attorney, wife, mother, District Two resident and a lifelong advocate for conservative values seeking the Republican nomination for Alabama's Second Congressional District. Currently practicing real estate law at the Maynard Nexsen law firm, Dobson represents a diverse clientele, including homebuilders, retailers, small business owners, and private landowners. Dobson is a member of the Alabama Forestry Commission, an active member of the Federalist Society, and serves on the Board of the Southeastern Livestock Exposition.
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Mayra Flores

Texas's 34th District
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Mayra is an American politician who represented Texas's 34th congressional district in the United States House of Representatives from 2022 to 2023. A member of the Republican Party, she was the first female Mexican-born member of the House. Mayra Flores is a former Texas Congresswoman. Mayra was born and raised in Burgos Tamaulipas, Mexico. She came legally to the United States at age 6 with the help of her father. Growing up, Mayra worked alongside her parents in the cotton fields in Memphis, Texas to earn extra money for school clothes and supplies. After graduating high school in San Benito, Texas, Mayra earned a bachelor’s degree from South Texas College. She is a proud U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) wife and a mother.
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Yvette Herrell

New Mexico's 2nd District
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As a proven job creator and entrepreneur, Yvette has started several small businesses throughout New Mexico. With this business experience, her love of New Mexico, and principles guided by her faith, she ran for the State House of Representatives, representing Alamogordo. In her time serving the 51st District in Santa Fe, she led the fight for less government overreach and championed policies that would strengthen small businesses, responsible spending, and protecting private property rights. She found her passion for serving the state she loves and learned what it takes to deliver real results for her constituents. In 2020, Yvette was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives for New Mexico's Second Congressional District. Continuing her work as a champion for hardworking New Mexicans, protecting our freedoms, and always putting New Mexico first.
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Leslie Lewallen

Washington’s 3rd District
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Leslie Lewallen believes Southwest Washington deserves better representation, emphasizing transparent and accountable leadership. As a mom of four and a former King County Prosecutor, she understands the challenges families face, from education concerns to rising crime rates. On the Camas City Council, she advocates for a cost-effective budget and reduced spending. Drawing on her experience as a small business entrepreneur, Leslie promotes unity and collaboration to address homelessness, drug addiction, mental health, and affordable housing. She invites you to join her campaign to create a better future for Southwest Washington, working together to overcome challenges and achieve extraordinary outcomes.
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Laurel Lee

Florida's 15th District
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A wife, mother, and daughter of a two-star general in the United States Air Force, Laurel is committed to ensuring that the 15th District of Florida’s voice is represented in Congress. As a life-long public servant, Laurel is focused on bringing common-sense solutions to Washington that will encourage job growth, limit government overreach, secure our borders and bolster our economic and national security. Prior to her election to the U.S. House of Representatives, Laurel served as Florida’s 36th Secretary of State under the DeSantis Administration from January 2019 to May 2022. From 2013-2019, Laurel served as a Circuit Court Judge in Florida’s Thirteenth Judicial Court in Hillsborough County, appointed by then-Governor Rick Scott.
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Maria Salazar

Florida’s 27th District
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Born in Miami’s Little Havana to Cuban parents, who emigrated to the United States, fleeing Cuba due to the arrival of Fidel Castro to power. With only five dollars in their pockets, the pursuit for freedom and the American dream was instilled in María Elvira Salazar at an early age by her parents. While being raised in Miami and Puerto Rico, Salazar listened as her parents told stories of the oppressive communist regime from which they escaped. In her career Salazar has interviewed a wide range of social and political leaders, including Presidents Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, Alvaro Uribe, Jose Maria Aznar, Vicente Fox, Juan Manuel Santos, Augusto Pinochet and Nicolas Maduro. Salazar resides in Miami with her daughters and her husband. She is currently a regular guest on various local and national news programs.
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Young Kim

California’s 40th District
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Congresswoman Young Kim is proud to represent California’s 40th District in the U.S. House of Representatives. An immigrant, small business owner, community leader, mother and grandmother, Young is proud to be one of the first Korean American women ever to serve in Congress and help all Americans have the chance to achieve their dream just like she did. As an immigrant to the United States, Young has dedicated her life to giving back to her community. She started her public service as Director of Community Relations and Asian Affairs for former Congressman Ed Royce, where she was a key liaison to the district and advisor on issues pertaining to the Asian-American community and foreign policy. Prior to serving in Congress, Young was the first ever Korean American Republican woman to serve in the California State Assembly.
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Mary Miller

Illinois 15th District
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Mary Miller is a mother, grandmother, farmer, business manager and educator. She is running for Congress to fight for our Midwestern values of faith, family and freedom. Washington D.C. won't change Mary Miller. She is running to change Washington. Mary understands that the socialism being pushed by radical elites will take our country backward. Socialism will bankrupt our nation and not only limit our ability to take care of our own citizens, but also limit our ability to assist developing nations. A stronger America is better for Americans and better for the world at large.
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Michelle Steel

California’s 45th District
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Born in South Korea and raised in Japan, Michelle immigrated to the United States to build her own American Dream. She is one of the first Korean American women to ever serve in Congress. After seeing how difficult it was for her non-English speaking mother to navigate the tax laws and state regulations, she ran for the State Board of Equalization - the nation’s only elected tax board – where she represented more than nine million residents, including all of Orange County. At the time, she was the highest-ranking Korean American elected official in the United States. Michelle currently serves on the Committee on Ways and Means, the Committee on Education and Workforce, the Committee on the Strategic Competition Between the United States and the Chinese Communist Party, and the Congressional-Executive Commission on China.
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Erin Houchin

Indiana’s 9th District
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Erin was born in Southern Indiana and is a native to the 9th District. Erin was a Hoosier small business owner operating a PR company focused on helping law enforcement communicate the good work they do. Erin currently serves on the House Financial Services Committee, the House Rules Committee, and the House Education and Workforce Committee. Previously, Erin represented the 47th District in the Indiana Senate for eight years and served as a member on several committees with jurisdiction over issues important to Hoosiers, including: Commerce and Technology; Elections; Family and Children Services; Utilities; Veterans Affairs and the Military; Homeland Security and Transportation; Energy, Utilities, Telecommunications; and Ranking Member of the Tax and Fiscal Policy.
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Kat Cammack

Florida’s 3rd District
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Kat Cammack is a small business owner who grew up on a cattle ranch, a third generation sandblaster, an alumnus of the United States Naval War College, and the longtime former Deputy Chief of Staff and Campaign Manager to Congressman Ted Yoho. As a staunch defender of our second amendment rights, she sits on the board of the Friends of the Alachua County NRA, and as an advocate for our communities, she also is President of the Newberry Jonesville Chamber of Commerce. As a fierce advocate for President Donald Trump, she joined the 2016 Woman for Trump Bus Tour.
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Lauren Boebert

Colorado’s 4rd District
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U.S. Congresswoman Lauren Boebert is serving as the Representative for Colorado’s Fourth Congressional District. She is on the Natural Resources and Budget Committees, is co-chair of the Congressional Second Amendment Caucus, and after only a few months, was elected to the Executive Board as the Communications Chair of the House Freedom Caucus and was also appointed to serve on the Future of American Freedoms Task Force. A 35-year-old, citizen legislator from Rifle, Colorado, she never held public office prior to her 2020 victory and is the first woman, first mother, and youngest ever to represent the District. Congresswoman Boebert is active in her church and spent years as a volunteer, counseling and assisting at-risk women at the local jail with reentering society and becoming contributing members in their communities.
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Ashley Hinson

Iowa’s 1st District
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As a news reporter, Ashley Hinson shared the stories of countless Iowans. Now running for Congress in Iowa’s 1st district, Ashley is honored to share hers. Ashley is a current Iowa House representative, a former award-winning journalist and a proud mom. An Iowa native, Ashley is the first woman to represent Iowa’s 67th district, which covers Hiawatha, Robins, Cedar Rapids and Marion, where she currently resides. Ashley has worked successfully to balance the budget, cut taxes and protect the most vulnerable in her community. A firm believer in common sense leadership, she has worked across the aisle to help fund school infrastructure while providing direct property tax relief to Iowans.
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Julia Letlow

Louisiana’s 5th District
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Julia serves on the House Committee on Appropriations, holding seats on the Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration and the Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs. A native of Monroe, Julia is a mother and professional in education who has dedicated her life to promote and advocate for higher education in Louisiana. Letlow represents Louisiana’s 5th Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives and is the state’s first Republican woman elected to Congress.
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Mariannette Miller-Meeks

Iowa’s 2nd District
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Mariannette Miller-Meeks ran for Congress because the people of Iowa deserved someone who will never quit fighting for them, their future and the future of their American dream. As a senator, military veteran and doctor, she spent my entire life fighting to protect Iowa values. Her father was a Master Sergeant in the United States Air Force who often worked extra jobs, sometimes two or three, to support our family. She originally dreamed of becoming a teacher because she loved school and wanted to share my passion for learning with others.
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Lisa McClain

Michigan’s 9th District
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Lisa McClain will bring a tough practical business approach to Congress. Business leader and conservative outsider Lisa McClain for Congress in Michigan’s 10th District. Lisa McClain serves as Senior Vice President of Hantz Group, a Southeastern Michigan based company that she helped to start and build from the ground up. She has played a major role in building the company to over 700 current employees and 50,000 plus clients. Hantz Group has over twenty-five offices, with three locations in the 10th Congressional District.
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Michelle Fischbach

Minnesota’s 7th District
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Michelle Fischbach proudly represents the 7th District of Minnesota, reaching from the Canadian border almost all the way down to Iowa. Joining the U.S. House of Representatives in 2021, she now serves on the House Ways & Means Committee, Rules Committee, Budget Committee, and Ethics Committee. In 1996, Michelle was elected to the Minnesota Senate in a special election, a position she held until 2018. In 2011, Michelle became the first woman in Minnesota history to serve as President of the Minnesota Senate. She also served as Chair of the Minnesota Senate Higher Education Committee and as the 49th Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota. A native Minnesotan, Michelle received a B.A. in Political Science from St. Cloud State University and a J.D. from William Mitchell College of Law. She and her husband, Scott, have two adult children and six grandchildren.
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Ann Wagner

Missouri’s 2nd District
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Congresswoman Ann Wagner, representing Missouri's 2nd Congressional Distirct, is a trusted, conservative leader. She served as U.S. Ambassador to Luxembourg before serving Missouri’s second district which is based in St. Louis County. She has also served as Chairwoman of the Missouri GOP and as co-chair of the Republican National Committee. Congresswoman Wagner has authored the Retail Investor Protection Act, legislation to protect access to affordable investments for middle class families.
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Elise Stefanik

New York’s 21st District
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Congresswoman Elise Stefanik proudly represents New York's 21st District in the House of Representatives in her fifth term in office. In May 2021, Congresswoman Stefanik was elected by her colleagues to serve in House Leadership as Chair of the House Republican Conference. The Center for Effective Lawmaking ranked her in the top 10 most effective Republican members, and the #1 most effective for commerce policy impacting small business and workers. She is a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, the Committee on Education and the Workforce, the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, and the Select Subcommittee on the Weaponization of the Federal Government.
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Claudia Tenney

New York’s 24th District
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Claudia Tenney was first elected to serve as a member of the United States House of Representatives on November 8, 2016, after winning one of the most expensive races in the nation. As a freshman member of the 115th Congress, she served on the House Financial Services Committee. She currently serves on the House Ways and Means Committee and the House Science, Space and Technology Committee. Claudia is an accomplished attorney and longtime small business owner. Claudia was the co-owner and legal counsel to Mid-York Press, Inc., a commercial printing and manufacturing firm started by her grandfather in 1946. Mid-York Press currently employs nearly 70 people in the Chenango County community of Sherburne. Claudia also maintained a private law practice in Clinton, New York.
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Virginia Foxx

North Carolina’s 5th District
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Congresswoman Virginia Foxx is a strong voice for North Carolina values and is a champion of conservative ideas. She is well-known for fighting to rein in wasteful government spending, reduce the national debt and jump start economic growth. Virginia believes that we need to get government out of the way by slashing burdensome taxes and red-tape. She knows that low taxes and American innovation will put more Americans back to work. She currently serves as the Chairwoman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce. She has a lifetime 96 percent approval rating from the American Conservative Union.
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Stephanie Bice

Oklahoma’s 5th District
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In a few short years, Stephanie Bice has earned a reputation as one of Oklahoma’s most effective conservative leaders. Elected to the State Senate in 2014, Stephanie served for two years as Assistant Majority Floor Leader in the Oklahoma Senate and is Chair of Senate Finance Committee. Stephanie modernized Oklahoma’s liquor laws by engineering the first overhaul since 1959 when prohibition was repealed in Oklahoma. Hailed as a victory for consumers and for economic development, Stephanie’s efforts have expanded opportunities in Oklahoma. Now locally owned businesses can sell their products on-site resulting in dozens of new breweries, wineries and distilleries opening across the state and creating approximately 5000 new jobs.
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Lori Chavez-DeRemer

Oregon’s 5th District
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Congresswoman Lori Chavez-DeRemer is proud to represent Oregon’s 5th Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives, which covers Linn County, most of Clackamas County, Deschutes County, and parts of Multnomah and Marion Counties. Prior to serving in Congress, Lori started her public service career in 2002 on the Happy Valley Parks Committee, where she helped build the Happy Valley 4th of July Festival that it is today. Later, she won a seat on the Happy Valley City Council and became city council president. She was elected mayor in 2010, becoming Happy Valley’s first female and Latina mayor. She was re-elected in 2014. In 2022, she was elected the U.S. House of Representatives to represent Oregon’s 5th Congressional District. She is one of the first Latinas and is the first Republican woman elected to Congress from the state of Oregon.
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Monica De La Cruz

Texas’ 15th District
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Congresswoman Monica De La Cruz is the first Latina and first Republican to represent the 15th Congressional District of Texas in the United States House of Representatives. In Congress, Monica is fighting to keep the American Dream alive for the next generation of Texans. She is a champion for border security, an economy that works for American families, and improving healthcare access for South Texans.
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Beth Van Duyne

Texas’ 24th District
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Beth is single, working-mother of two amazing kids. Every day, she reminds them that we live in the greatest state, in the greatest nation, in the history of the world. Where else, but the United States, could a girl leave home at the age of 17, put herself through college, become the first female Mayor of her hometown, and then be asked to serve America in a presidential administration? Beth Van Duyne is running for Congress because she knows the people of the 24th District deserve to have a strong, principled voice in Congress. When asked what prompted her to run for public office; the answer is simple – her children. We live in a very fragile time for our nation, our families, and the future of the American Dream.
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Jen Kiggans

Virginia’s 2nd District
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Jen was winged as a Naval Aviator in 1995. She served our nation for a total of 10 years as a helicopter pilot flying H-46 and H-3 helicopters, completing two deployments to the Persian Gulf. As a former Navy helicopter pilot, Navy spouse, and now Navy Mom, Jen is a tireless advocate for the military community and is a strong voice for them in Congress. Congresswoman Jen Kiggans is proudly serving Virginia’s Second Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives, which includes Virginia Beach, the Eastern Shore, part of Chesapeake and Southampton, Isle of Wight, Suffolk, and Franklin City.
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Carol Miller

West Virginia’s 1st District
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As a small business owner, farmer, and job creator, Carol has seen first hand how the taxes and regulation from Washington DC hurt West Virginia families and businesses. As a State Delegate, she's protected our Second Amendment rights and fought for good-paying jobs that West Virginians deserve. As a wife, mother, and grandmother, Carol has raised her family with our Christian values and worked to help those most in need in our community.
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Harriet Hageman

Wyoming’s At Large District
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Congresswoman Harriet Hageman represents the state of Wyoming in the U.S. House of Representatives. She attended Casper College on a livestock judging scholarship and earned both her bachelor’s degree (1986) and law degree (1989) from the University of Wyoming. A litigator for 34 years, Harriet opened her own law firm in August 2000. She is nationally known for challenging federal overreach, for protecting water rights and users, for exposing federal land and wildlife mismanagement, for protecting private property rights, and for fighting back against the unconstitutional and unlawful acts of unelected bureaucrats.
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Amata Radewagen

American Samoa
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Rep. Amata Radewagen is the first woman to serve in the U.S. House of Representatives from American Samoa. Congresswoman Amata serves on the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee, the Member of the House Committee on Small Business, and the House Natural Resources Committee. In her capacity on these committees, she legislates, conducts oversight of laws and Departments in the Administration, and proposes policies and programs. She is active on issues of health, education, welfare, political status, and all economic and social programs concerning the U.S. Territories.
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Liz Murrill

Louisiana's Attorney General
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As Solicitor General, she has spent the last six years defending Louisiana and its laws in some of the most important cases in the country, both in state and federal courts, including the United States Supreme Court. She has fought to keep convicted criminals in prison, advocated for the unborn, and fought tirelessly against federal overreach and invasive mandates. She is respected by state and federal judges and considered a leader among her peers around the country. Other candidates can only talk about what they will do if elected. Liz has actually been doing all of those things every day for the last six years.
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Mazi Melesa Pilip

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Pilip is an Israeli-American who is currently serving in New York’s Nassau County Legislature. Born in Ethiopia, she immigrated to Israel at the age of 12 and went on to serve in the Israel Defense Force as a member of the Paratroopers Brigade. She earned a bachelor’s degree at the University of Halifa and a master’s degree at Tel Aviv University. Upon marrying her husband, Adalbert Pilip, the couple moved to the United States and settled in Great Neck, New York. Together, they have seven children. Maggie’s List is proud to announce the endorsement of Nassau County legislator Mazi Melesa Pilip in the special election for New York’s 3rd Congressional District on February 13, 2024.