Candidates

South Forward supports Democratic candidates throughout the South and is focused on assisting Democratic candidates running for seats currently held by the GOP or in critically important swing seats. South Forward has a particular emphasis on building the Democratic bench, from the local level to Congress. 

South Forward supported candidates through Independent Expenditures or contributions from the South Forward Candidate PAC:

* Elections won

 

2015 Candidates

Georgia

  • Mayor Edna Jackson, Candidate for Mayor of Savannah

Mississippi

  • *Cecil Brown, Democratic Candidate, Central District Public Service Commission

North Carolina

  • Val Applewhite, Democratic Candidate for Mayor of Fayetteville

South Carolina

  • Lessie Price, Democratic Candidate for Mayor of Aiken

 

 

2014 Candidates

Arkansas

Florida

  • *Helen Warren, Candidate for Gainesville City Commission, At-Large Seat 2 
  • Susan Bottcher, Candidate for Gainesville City Commission, District 3

Kentucky

Mississippi

North Carolina

Oklahoma

South Carolina

Tennesee

Texas

Virginia

  • *Jennifer Wexton, Democratic nominee for District 33, Virginia Senate
  • *Lynwood Lewis, Democratic nominee for District 6, Virginia Senate
  • Mike Hymes, Democratic nominee for District 38, Virginia Senate - Special Election is August 19, 2014
  • John Foust, Democratic nominee, Congressional District 10

West Virginia

  • Nick Casey, Democratic nominee, Congressional District 2

 

2013 Candidates  

Alabama

  • Mayor Sam Jones, Candidate for Mayor of Mobile

Florida

  • *Amanda Murphy, Democratic nominee for House District 36, Florida House of Representatives
  • *Rick Kriseman, Candidate for Mayor of St. Petersburg 

Mississippi

  • *Percy Bland, Democratic Candidate for Mayor of Meridian
  • *Bill Luckett, Candidate for Mayor of Clarksdale
  • *Mayor Connie Moran, Democratic nominee for Mayor of Ocean Springs
  • *Jason Shelton, Democratic Candidate for Mayor of Tupelo
  • Julia Weaver, Democratic Candidate for Ward 2 Alderman, Ocean Springs

South Carolina

  • Elizabeth Colbert Busch, Candidate for Congress-District 1 Special Election 

Virginia

  • Elizabeth Miller, Democratic nominee for District 32, Virginia House of Delegates
  • Kathleen Murphy, Democratic nominee for District 34, Virginia House of Delegates
  • Jennifer Boysko, Democratic nominee for District 86, Virginia House of Delegates
  • John Bell, Democratic nominee for District 87, Virginia House of Delegates
  • Congressional District 10 Democratic nominee John Foust http://foustforvirginia.com/