LEADERS

NewDEAL Leaders are pro-growth progressive state and local elected officials championing ideas to grow the economy, expand opportunity for all, and make government work better. If you know someone who would make a great NewDEAL Leader, please let us know!

Steve Adler

Mayor
Austin, TX

Raumesh Akbari

Senator
Memphis, TN

Devan Allen

County Commissioner
Tarrant County, TX

Angela Alsobrooks

County Executive
Prince George's County, MD

Rafael Anchia

Representative
Dallas, TX

Stacie Anderson

Councilmember
Missoula , MT

Dorcey Applyrs

Chief City Auditor
Albany, NY

Dave Aronberg

State Attorney
West Palm Beach, FL

Loranne Ausley

Representative
Tallahassee, FL

Mandela Barnes

Lieutenant Governor
WI

Chaz Beasley

State Representative
Charlotte, NC

Lacey Beaty

City Councilor
Beaverton, OR

Teresa Benitez-Thompson

Assemblymember
Reno, NV

Steve Benjamin

Mayor
Columbia, SC

Elizabeth Bennett-Parker

Vice Mayor
Alexandria, VA

Jocelyn Benson

Secretary of State
MI

Andy Berke

Mayor
Chattanooga, TN

Ethan Berkowitz

Mayor
Anchorage, AK

Taylor Berlin

Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner
Washington, DC

Michael Blake

Assemblymember
Bronx, NY

Cesar Blanco

Representative
El Paso, TX

Kate Bolz

Senator
Lincoln, NE

Charles Branson

District Attorney
Lawrence, KS

Jeff Bridges

Senator
Greenwood Village, CO

Liz Brown

City Councilmember
Columbus, OH

David Buchwald

State Assemblyman
White Plains, NY

Christopher Cabaldon

Mayor
West Sacramento, CA

Darrin Camilleri

House Democratic Whip
Brownstown, MI

Jacob Candelaria

Senator
Albuquerque, NM

Laura Capps

School Board Member
Santa Barbara, CA

Karen Carter Peterson

Senator
New Orleans, LA

Jay Chaudhuri

Senator
Raleigh, NC

Jose Cisneros

Treasurer
San Francisco, CA

Chris Clark

City Councilmember
Mountain View, CA

Ashton Wheeler Clemmons

Representative
Greensboro, NC

Ryan Coonerty

County Supervisor
Santa Cruz, CA

Hollie Cost

Mayor
Montevallo, AL

Dave Coulter

County Executive
Oakland County, MI

Molly Cowan

Vice Chair of Select Board
Exeter , NH

John Cranley

Mayor
Cincinnati, OH

Shalonn Curls

Senator
Jefferson City, MO

Joe Curtatone

Mayor
Somerville, MA

Anthony Daniels

House Minority Leader
Huntsville, AL

Eugene DePasquale

Auditor General
Statewide, PA

Kerry Donovan

Senator
Vail, CO

Kim Driscoll

Mayor
Salem, MA

Bob Duff

Senate Majority Leader
Norwalk, CT

Buddy Dyer

Mayor
Orlando, FL

Amanda Edwards

City Councilmember
Houston, TX

Jorge Elorza

Mayor
Providence, RI

Mat Erpelding

House Minority Leader
Boise, ID

Amir Farokhi

City Councilmember
Atlanta, GA

Ryan Fecteau

Assistant House Majority Leader
Biddeford, ME

Bill Ferguson

Senate President
Baltimore, MD

Barry Finegold

Senator
Andover, MA

Greg Fischer

Mayor
Louisville, KY

Adrian Fontes

County Recorder
Maricopa County, AZ

Aaron Ford

Attorney General
Las Vegas, NV

Kim Foxx

State's Attorney
Cook County, IL

Melisa Franzen

Senator
Edina, MN

Karen Freeman-Wilson

Mayor
Gary, IN

Mike Frerichs

Treasurer
Statewide, IL

Jason Frierson

Speaker of the Assembly
Las Vegas, NV

Steve Fulop

Mayor
Jersey City, NJ

Luke Fuszard

Councilmember
WI

Bridget Gainer

County Commissioner
Cook County, IL

Kate Gallego

Mayor
Phoenix, AZ

Robert Garcia

Mayor
Long Beach, CA

Leirion Gaylor Baird

Mayor
Lincoln, NE

Margaret Good

Representative
Sarasota, FL

Vin Gopal

Senator
Long Branch, NJ

Adam Gray

Assemblymember
Merced, CA

Derek Green

City Councilmember
Philadelphia, PA

Lou Greenwald

Assembly Majority Leader
Voorhees, NJ

Cyrus Habib

Lieutenant Governor
WA

Michael Hancock

Mayor
Denver, CO

Chris Hansen

Representative
Denver, CO

Chris Harris

Representative
Forest Hills, KY

Lee Harris

County Mayor
Shelby County, TN

Erin Healy

Representative
Sioux Falls, SD

Francisco Heredia

Councilmember
Mesa, AZ

Robert Hertzberg

Senator
Los Angeles, CA

Monte Hodges

Representative
Blytheville, AR

Scott Holcomb

Representative
Atlanta, GA

Val Hoyle

State Commissioner of Labor & Industries
West Eugene, OR

Will Jawando

County Councilmember
Montgomery County, MD

Clay Jenkins

County Judge
Dallas, TX

Eric Johnson

Mayor
Dallas, TX

Tishaura Jones

Treasurer
St. Louis, MO

Jen Jordan

Senator
Sandy Springs, GA

Mark Keam

Delegate
Vienna, VA

Tim Keller

Mayor
Albuquerque, NM

Zach Klein

City Attorney
Columbus, OH

Rick Kriseman

Mayor
St. Petersburg, FL

Nima Kulkarni

Representative
Louisville, KY

Nirva LaFortune

City Councilmember
Providence, RI

Donna Lasinski

Representative
Scio Township, MI

Liz Lempert

Mayor
Princeton, NJ

Eric Lesser

Senator
Longmeadow, MA

Maggie Lewis

City Councilmember
Indianapolis, IN

Sam Liccardo

Mayor
San Jose, CA

Brooke Lierman

Delegate
Baltimore, MD

Quinton Lucas

Mayor
Kansas City, MO

Natalia Macker

County Commissioner Chair
Jackson, WY

Seth Magaziner

Treasurer
Statewide, RI

Mari Manoogian

Representative
Birmingham, MI

Liz Mathis

Senator
Cedar Rapids, IA

Josh Maxwell

Mayor
Downingtown, PA

Cristin McCarthy Vahey

Representative
Fairfield, CT

Andria McClellan

City Councilmember
Norfolk, VA

Jennifer McClellan

Senator
Richmond, VA

Lauren McLean

Mayor
Boise, ID

Mia McLeod

Senator
Columbia, SC

Andy Meisner

County Treasurer
Oakland County, MI

Eddie Melton

Senator
Gary, IN

Matt Meyer

County Executive
New Castle County, DE

Jon Mitchell

Mayor
New Bedford, MA

Daniele Monroe-Moreno

Assembly Assistant Majority Leader
Las Vegas, NV

Jon Morgan

Senator
Brentwood, NH

Svante Myrick

Mayor
Ithaca, NY

Brandon Neuman

County Judge
Washington County, PA

John O'Grady

County Commissioner
Franklin County, OH

Alex Padilla

Secretary of State
Statewide, CA

Elena Parent

Senator
Atlanta, GA

Brittany Pettersen

Senator
Lakewood, CO

Eric Pettigrew

Representative
Seattle, WA

Keith Powers

Councilmember
New York, NY

Tobias Read

State Treasurer
Statewide, OR

Steven Reed

Mayor
Montgomery County, AL

Kristine Reeves

Representative
Federal Way, WA

Hans Riemer

County Councilmember
Montgomery County, MD

Chris Rodgers

County Commissioner
Douglas County, NE

Ilana Rubel

Representative
Boise, ID

Scott Saiki

Speaker of the House
Honolulu, HI

Vincent Sarmiento

Councilmember
Santa Ana, CA

Sean Scanlon

Representative
Guilford, CT

Jack Schnirman

County Comptroller
Nassau County, NY

Andy Schor

Mayor
Lansing, MI

Josh Shapiro

Attorney General
PA

Kathy Sheehan

Mayor
Albany, NY

Vincent Sheheen

Senator
Camden, SC

Jennifer Shilling

Senate Minority Leader
La Crosse, WI

Mark Sickles

Delegate
Franconia, VA

Caroline Simmons

Representative
Stamford, CT

Steve Simon

Secretary of State
Statewide, MN

Troy Singleton

Senator
Moorestown, NJ

P.G. Sittenfeld

City Councilmember
Cincinnati, OH

Will Smith

Senator
Silver Spring, MD

Heather Steans

Senator
Chicago, IL

Josh Stein

Attorney General
NC

Mike Stewart

Representative
Nashville, TN

Levar Stoney

Mayor
Richmond, VA

Erika Strassburger

City Councilmember
Pittsburgh, PA

Anne Sung

School Board Member
Houston, TX

Annette Taddeo

Senator
Miami, FL

Robyn Tannehill

Mayor
Oxford, MS

Anna Tovar

Mayor
Tolleson, AZ

Kathy Tran

Delegate
Springfield, VA

Michael Tubbs

Mayor
Stockton, CA

Brian Turner

Representative
Asheville, NC

John Unger

Senate Minority Leader
Martinsburg, WV

Zach Wahls

Senator
Coralville, IA

Stacey Walker

County Supervisor
Cedar Rapids, IA

Lovely Warren

Mayor
Rochester, NY

Miro Weinberger

Mayor
Burlington, VT

Rob Werner

City Councilmember
Concord, NH

Nan Whaley

Mayor
Dayton, OH

Brandon Whipple

Representative
Wichita, KS

Anna Wishart

State Senator
Lincoln, NE

Randall Woodfin

Mayor
Birmingham, AL

Michelle Wu

City Councilmember
Boston, MA

Jeff Yarbro

Senator
Nashville, TN

Stacey Abrams

Former GA Representative
Atlanta, GA

Johnathan Austin

Former City Councilmember
Birmingham, AL

Jules Bailey

Former Representative
Portland, OR

Ralph Becker

Former Salt Lake City (UT) Mayor
Salt Lake City, UT

Wes Bellamy

City Councilmember
Charlottesville, VA

Daniel Biss

Former Senator
Evanston, IL

Albus Brooks

Former Denver City Councilmember
Denver, CO

Paula Brooks

Former County Commissioner
Columbus, OH

Alvin Brown

Former Mayor
Jacksonville, FL

Bob Buckhorn

Former Mayor
Tampa, FL

Will Burns

Former Alderman
Chicago, IL

Pete Buttigieg

Candidate
South Bend, IN

Emily Cain

Former Senator
Orono, ME

Chad Campbell

Strategies 360
Phoenix, AZ

Jason Carter

Former Senator
Decatur, GA

Stanley Chang

State Senate
Honolulu, HI

Rebecca Chavez-Houck

Former Representative
Salt Lake City, UT

Maurice Cheeks

Former Madison, WI Alderman
Madison, WI

Bill Cole

Baltimore Development Corporation
Baltimore, MD

Janet Cowell

Former State Treasurer, NC
Statewide, NC

Brian Cronin

Former Representative
Boise, ID

Jeff Danielson

Former IA Senator
Cedar Falls, IA

Paul Davis

Former House Minority Leader
Lawrence, KS

John Dickert

Former Mayor
Racine, WI

Daniel Drew

Mayor
Middletown, CT

Jenny Eck

Former MT Representative
Helena, MT

Adam Edelen

Former State Auditor
Statewide, KY

Chris Edwards

Former Senator OR
Eugene, OR

Sid Espinosa

Former City Councilmember
Palo Alto, CA

Jason Fields

State Representative
Milwaukee, WI

Ed FitzGerald

Former County Executive OH
Cuyahoga County, OH

Dan Foley

Former County Commissioner
Montgomery County, OH

Gerry Fox

Former Representative
Stamford, CT

Josh Fryday

Former Councilmember
Novato, CA

Ruben Gallego

U.S. Congressman
Phoenix, AZ

Dan Garodnick

Former NY City Councilmember
New York, NY

Chris Garrett

Former OR Representative
Lake Oswego, OR

Kristin Gisleson Palmer


New Orleans, LA

Andrew Gillum

Former Mayor
Tallahassee, FL

Dan Gilman

Former City Councilmember
Pittsburgh, PA

Jay Goyal

Former Representative
Mansfield, OH

Wendy Greuel

Former City Controller
Los Angeles, CA

Gretchen Guess

Former School Board President
Anchorage, AK

Kwanza Hall

Former City Councilmember
Atlanta, GA

David Howard

Former City Councilor
Charlotte, NC

David Johnson

Central Arkansas Water
Little Rock, AR

Anesa Kajtazovic

Former Representative
Waterloo, IA

Jason Kander

Former Secretary of State
Kansas City, MO

Helene Keeley

Former Representative
Wilmington, DE

Thatcher Kezer

Former Mayor
Amesbury, MA

Rob Krupicka

Former Delegate
Alexandria, VA

Linda Langston

National Association of Counties
Cedar Rapids, IA

Julie Lassa

Former Senator
Stevens Point, WI

Ed Lee

Former Mayor
San Fransisco, CA

Marie Lopez Rogers

Former Mayor
Avondale, AZ

Fiona Ma

Board of Equalization Member
San Francisco, CA

Ben McAdams

U.S. Congressman
Salt Lake County, UT

Carly Melin

Former Representative
Hibbing, MN

Heath Mello

University of Nebraska
Omaha, NE

Eric Meyer

Former Representative
Scottsdale, AZ

Ross Miller

Former Secretary of State
NV

Janette Millin Young

Former US Virgin Islands Senator
U.S. Virgin Islands

Stephanie Miner

Former Syracuse Mayor
Syracuse, NY

Keiffer Mitchell

Former Delegate
Baltimore, MD

Connie Moran

Former Mayor
Ocean Springs, MS

Joe Morelle

U.S. Congressman
Rochester, NY

Elaine Nekritz

Former IL Representative
Northbrook, IL

Jeremy Nordquist

Former Senator
Washington, DC , DC

Dan Pabon

Former CO Representative
Denver, CO

Andrew Platt

Former Delegate
Gaithersburg, MD

Meshea Poore

Former Delegate
Charleston, WV

Stephanie Rawlings-Blake

Former Baltimore Mayor
Baltimore, MD

Laura Register

Consultant/Lobbyist
Cairo, GA

Chase Ritenauer

Former Lorain (OH) Mayor
Lorain, OH

Michael Rubio

Chevron
East Bakersfield, CA

Warwick Sabin

Former Representative
Little Rock, AR

Rey Saldana

Former San Antonio City Councilmember
San Antonio, TX

Bakari Sellers

Former Representative
Denmark, SC

Bryon Short

Former Representative
Wilmington, DE

Sam Singh

Former MI Representative
East Lansing, MI

Darren Soto

U.S. Congressman
Orlando, FL

John Sparks

Former Senator
Norman, OK

Greg Stanton

U.S. Congressman
Phoenix, AZ

Marilyn Strickland

Former Mayor
Tacoma, WA

Angel Taveras

Former Providence Mayor
Providence, RI

Robert Thompson

Former Senator
Paragould, AR

Jim Townsend

Former Representative
Royal Oak, MI

Clarke Tucker

Former Representative
Little Rock, AR

Kendall Van Dyk

Former Senator
Billings, MT

Mike Villarreal

Former Representative
San Antonio, TX

Dayne Walling

Former Mayor
Flint, MI

Molly Ward

Former Mayor
Hampton, VA

Setti Warren

Former Mayor
Newton, MA

Jennifer Wexton

U.S. Congresswoman
Leesburg, VA

A.C. Wharton

Former Mayor
Memphis, TN

Darrin Williams

Former House Minority Leader
Little Rock, AR

Jack Markell

FORMER GOVERNOR
DE

Mark Warner

U.S. SENATOR
VA

Annise Parker

FORMER MAYOR
HOUSTON TX

Gary Peters

U.S. SENATOR
MI

Gerry Connolly

U.S. REPRESENTATIVE
VA

Chris Coons

U.S. SENATOR
DE

Cory Booker

U.S. SENATOR
NJ

Gavin Newsom

GOVERNOR
CA

John Hickenlooper

FORMER GOVERNOR
CO

Manny Diaz

FORMER MAYOR
MIAMI, FL

Michael Coleman

FORMER MAYOR
COLUMBUS, OH

Jared Polis

GOVERNOR
CO

Kathleen Rice

U.S. REPRESENTATIVE
NY

Mark Begich

FORMER U.S. SENATOR
AK

Martin O'Malley

FORMER GOVERNOR
MD

Jordan Harris

Representative
Philadelphia, PA

Cassie Franklin

Mayor
Everett, WA

Zach Conine

Treasurer
Nevada

Elizabeth Walters

County Councilwoman
Summit County, OH

Marko Liias

Senator
Snohomish, WA

Kristin Sunde

Representative
Des Moines, IA

Ron Nirenberg

Mayor
San Antonio, TX

Pavel Payano

City Councilmember
Lawrence, MA

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