When we launched Run for Something on January 20th, 2017, it was nothing more than a wild idea to recruit young people to run for office.

Four years later, we’ve identified 67,000+ young people who want to run for office, endorsed nearly 1,500 and elected nearly 500 — mostly young…


The year may be winding down, but at Run for Something we believe in always standing up great candidates for state and local office — no years (or quarters, or months off)! Meet the 25 incredible candidates that earned our endorsement for October. …


There are no off years…or off months! On October 5, six RFS candidates have primaries in Iowa, North Carolina, and Rhode Island. These six candidates are a part of a new and growing group of young progressives making a different in their communities by running for local seats.

Last week…


Run for Something is thrilled to introduce you to our biggest endorsement class of 2021– 86 amazing leaders who stepped up to run for local office and change their communities for the better!

67 of these incredible candidates will be on the ballot in November and 19 of them are…


It’s been a while but we’re back with more 2021 primary elections! On September 14, 24 RFS candidates are on the ballot in CT, MA, MT, and OH. These elections are some of our most closely watched, with many of these candidates set to make history. …


Today, Run for Something is excited to announce our latest round of endorsed candidates, featuring 43 progressives running in 2021 and 12 hopefuls running for office in 2022. …


June 22nd’s election were a turning point in NYC local politics: with more diverse candidates running to make substantive improvements around issues like gentrification, police reform, and COVID-19 relief, the residents of NYC ushered in a new era of true progressive reform that benefits the many rather than the few.


QAnon conspiracy theorists are encouraging each other to run for local office. Run for Something is the only national progressive organization exclusively supporting state and local candidates who CAN stop them.

Read more at Time Magazine: https://time.com/5955248/qanon-local-elections/

You will rarely see me slam on the PANIC button — because when I do, I want to make…


Today we’re excited to introduce you to our latest endorsement class, featuring 39 all-star candidates from 16 states! These new candidates are a reflection of the work we need to do at the state and local level: as more conservative leaders enact policies barring critical race theory, restricting rights for…


On June 22, Run for Something has the opportunity to make history. In New York City, 35 candidates are up for City Council across all five boroughs. It is absolutely possible that come 2022, the majority of NYC’s Council will be made up of Run for Something elected officials!

This…

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