2020 Candidates

Senator Tom Cotton, AR

Tom Cotton currently represents Arkansas in the United States Senate. He is a 6th generation Arkansan who was born and raised on his family’s cattle farm in Yell County. He graduated from Dardanelle High School before going to Harvard and Harvard Law School. The tragic attacks of September 11, 2001, occurred during Tom’s final year of law school, and he began to reconsider his future plans. After a clerkship with the U.S. Court of Appeals and a short time in private law practice, Tom joined the United States Army as an Infantry Officer where he spent nearly 5 years on active duty.

For more information on Tom Cotton and his race, please visit his website: https://www.tomcotton.com/


Senator Joni Ernst, IA

Joni Ernst is a mother, a soldier, and a leader. From day one, she has taken on Washington and delivered on her pledge to “make ‘em squeal”. As the first woman elected to federal office in Iowa, the first combat veteran, and now one of the first Republican women to serve on the Senate Judiciary Committee, Joni is an independent voice for Iowa, who works across the aisle to challenge and change the out-of-touch ways of Washington.

For more information on Join Ernst and her race, please visit his website: https://joniernst.com/


Senator Martha McSally, AZ

Martha was elected in 2014, after retiring in 2010 as a full Colonel in the United States Air Force. During her 26-year military career, she deployed six times to the Middle East and Afghanistan, flying 325 combat hours and earning a Bronze Star and six air medals.

For more information on Martha McSally and her race, please visit his website: https://mcsallyforsenate.com/


Senator Dan Sullivan, AK

Dan Sullivan was elected in 2014 and sworn in as Alaska’s eighth United States Senator. Sullivan has a distinguished record of military and national security service. He is currently an infantry officer and Colonel in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve. Over the past 25 years, Sullivan has served in a variety of command and staff billets on active duty and in the reserves and is the only member of the U.S. Senate still serving in the military. Senator Sullivan holds a B.A. in Economics from Harvard University and a joint Law and Masters of Science degree in Foreign Service from Georgetown University.

For more information on Dan Sullivan and his race, please visit his website: https://dansullivanforalaska.com/


John James, MI-Senate

John James is a husband, father, combat veteran and businessman. He is a pro-life, pro-Second Amendment, pro-business conservative who has demonstrated energetic leadership, clarity of vision and a passion for service from the battlefield to the boardroom. John’s lived the American Dream and wants to protect that Dream for future generations.

For more information on John James and his race, please visit his website: https://johnjamesforsenate.com/


Jason Church, WI-7 (Special Election)

Jason commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the United States Army. Jason began his officer training at Fort Benning, GA. While stationed there, he graduated from the U.S. Army Ranger School, Army Airborne School, and Stryker Leader Course. May 2012, Second Lieutenant Church deployed with this unit to Afghanistan. On August 23, 2012, in Panjwai (Pan-JA-Way) province, Jason and nine other members of his platoon were involved in an IED explosion. The IED blast resulted in the amputation of both legs below the knee. Jason graduated from Georgetown University with a Master of Arts in Security Studies from the School of Foreign Service and from Wisconsin Law School with a Juris Doctor. Jason also serves on the board of directors for Sentinels of Freedom; a foundation to assist severely wounded post 9/11 veterans.

For more information on Jason Church and his race, please visit his website: https://www.churchforwisconsin.com/


Wesley Hunt, TX-7

Hunt graduated from West Point and spent eight years in the Army as an Aviation Branch Officer and AH-64D Apache Longbow helicopter pilot. Wesley’s service included one combat deployment to Iraq and two deployments to Saudi Arabia where he served as a Diplomatic Liaison Officer. While in Saudi Arabia, Wesley served as a liaison officer representing the U.S. Government in missions involving the Royal Saudi Land Forces Aviation Corps.

For more information on Wesley Hunt and his race, please visit his website: https://wesleyfortexas.com/


Young Kim, CA-39

As an immigrant to the United States Young Kim has a unique perspective on the American Dream, one that has led her to devote almost her entire adult life to community service. Kim’s career began as a small business owner and financial analyst. However, representing our area was always a calling that she would one day pursue. Her public service began more than 25 years ago, when Kim began to work for U.S. Representative Ed Royce, eventually becoming his Director of Community Operations. Continuing to expand her public service, Kim was elected to the 65th District of the California State Assembly in 2014.

For more information on Young Kim and her race, please visit his website: https://www.youngkimforcongress.com/


August Pfluger TX-11

Lieutenant Colonel August Pfluger has dedicated his life to defending the United States from those who would do us harm – from his days as an elite F-22 Raptor fighter pilot flying combat missions against ISIS, to his service on the National Security Council as an advisor to President Donald Trump. Upon graduating with honors from the U.S. Air Force Academy, Pfluger went on to serve his country in uniform for nearly two decades – commanding hundreds of combat airmen and serving in the Pentagon and NATO Command. Today, Lieutenant Colonel Pfluger is a decorated combat veteran with over 300 hours of direct action against radical jihadists in the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS).

For more information on August Pfluger and his race, please visit his website: https://www.augustpfluger.com/


Maria Elvira Salazar, FL-27

Maria Elvira Salazar is a political outsider who is ready to roll-up her sleeves and fight on behalf of South Florida families in Congress. A renowned and respected political affairs journalist of over 35 years, Maria Elvira brings a unique understanding and fresh perspective to key issues, government policies, and how they impact our community. She is driven by her passion to serve others and is ready to lead on healthcare, mass transit solutions, job creation, education and forging a better and brighter future for our state and our country.

For more information on Maria Salazar and her race, please visit his website: https://mariaelvira.com