Kyle Swain, 26

In a county with roughly 18,000 Democrats, there isn't single Democrat in office in Johnson County. Kyle, 26, hopes to give them a voice on his hometown's city council in Greenwood, Indiana.

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Austin Strassle, 25

At 25, Austin Strassle is poised to be the youngest elected official in Kansas City, Missouri history. As he’s watched his hometown’s economy grow exponentially, he’s also seen it’s growing inequality. Austin is running for city council to ensure that growth is inclusive of all in Kansas City, and uplifts the entire community together.

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Mallory McMorrow, 32

Industrial designer turned political candidate Mallory McMorrow, 32, is running for Michigan State Senate. Mallory hopes to use the problem solving skills she utilized as a industrial designer to find solutions to Michigan’s toughest problems.

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Quentin "Q" Phipps, 34

As City Treasurer and a nonprofit administrator, Quentin Phipps, 34, has been a progressive voice in his local community, and now is seeking to bring that perspective to the Connecticut House of Representatives. Phipps hopes to show how diversity can be come our greatest asset in a successful government.

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Patrick Ahrens, 29

Patrick Ahrens is a proud product of the Foothill-De Anza Community College system, one of the best in the state. But he wants to see it be even better. Patrick, 29, is running for Foothill-De Anza Community College Trustee to make sure education is accessible to all.

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Rebecca Cranston, 33

In the #meteo era, Rebecca Cranston’s campaign illustrates the need for trauma-informed perspectives in our government. Cranston, 33, has seen the lack of support for our neediest children first hand, as a survivor of human trafficking herself and as a the director of a foster care non-profit. She hopes to bring these experiences to the Colorado State Senate.

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Lorenza Chavez, 33

As a former student, teacher, and principal, Lorena Chavez, 33, knows the power educators can have on a child's life trajectory. As a candidate for East Side Union High School District, she's hoping to dismantle the punitive discipline system and create a restorative justice process.

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Chardá Fontenot, 32

A mother, lactation counselor, and small business owner, Chardá, 32, is running to be a Governing Board Member of the La Mesa Spring Valley School Board. She hopes to bring a fresh perspective to the school board and create more pathways for communities to get involved in schools.

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Jon McCabe, 22

As a student organizer, Jon McCabe created ways to connect students to their representatives. Now he wants to be one. Learn how this 22 year old candidate hopes to represent his district’s needs.

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