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OCTOBER 24, 2018

Mayor Sly James Endorses Sharice Davids

Kansas City Mayor Sly James has endorsed Sharice Davids for Congress in Kansas’ Third Congressional District race. CONTINUE READING


OCTOBER 22, 2018

Sharice Davids and Secretary Kathleen Sebelius Joins Cancer Survivors, Parents of Children with Pre-Existing Conditions to Say “Stop the War on Health Care”

This morning Protect Our Care’s nationwide bus tour arrived in Kansas City to sound the alarm about Republicans’ ongoing efforts to repeal protections for people with pre-existing conditions. CONTINUE READING


OCTOBER 9, 2018

Sharice Davids Announces Panel on the Influence of Special Interest Money in Politics

Sharice Davids will host a panel discussion on the role that special interest money plays in our political system. CONTINUE READING


OCTOBER 8, 2018

Vice President Joe Biden Endorses Sharice Davids for U.S. House of Representatives

“The people of Kansas deserve a representative who understands their concerns and shares their struggles,” Vice President Joe Biden said. CONTINUE READING


OCTOBER 4, 2018

Sharice Davids Leads Call on Congress to Demand Reform Be the First Item on the Agenda in 2019

Sharice Davids today led a coalition of over 100 House challengers who are calling on Congress to make a government and election reform bill the first item on the agenda for the next Congress in 2019. CONTINUE READING.


SEPTEMBER 28, 2018

Kevin Yoder Keeps Lying

Kevin Yoder continues to lie to Kansas voters instead of explaining his record of repeatedly voting against their healthcare. CONTINUE READING


SEPTEMBER 21, 2018

Davids Accepts Debate Hosted by The Kansas City Star

Sharice Davids, Democratic candidate for Congress in Kansas’ 3rd Congressional District, has accepted an invitation for a televised debate on October 29 from The Kansas City Star. CONTINUE READING


SEPTEMBER 18, 2018

SHARICE DAVIDS CAMPAIGN UPDATE

Sharice Davids' campaign has published a campaign update. The latest photos, videos, and issues are available here.


SEPTEMBER 6, 2018

Latest Sharice Davids Television Ad Highlights the Opportunities That Lead Her From Leavenworth to Washington D.C.

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Sharice Davids, Democratic nominee in the Kansas Third Congressional District, has released her a new television ad. CONTINUE READING


AUGUST 31, 2018

Kansas NEA Names Sharice Davids as Recommended Candidate in KS-03

Sharice Davids has been selected as the recommended candidate in the Kansas Third District Congressional race by the Kansas National Education Association (KNEA). CONTINUE READING.


AUGUST 21, 2018

End Citizens United Backs Sharice Davids

Today, Sharice Davids, candidate for Kansas’ 3rd Congressional District, received the endorsement of End Citizens United (ECU), a grassroots organization dedicated to reforming our campaign finance system and standing against Citizens United. CONTINUE READING.


AUGUST 21, 2018

SHARICE DAVIDS General Election Campaign Ad

Sharice Davids campaign releases first ad of general election, spotlights her dedication to service. CONTINUE READING.


AUGUST 3, 2018

SHARICE DAVIDS SHOWS STRONG GRASSROOTS MOMENTUM IN FINAL MONTH OF PRIMARY CAMPAIGN

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - With less than a week to go before the Aug. 7 primary election, Sharice Davids’ Congressional campaign has received a significant influx of local grassroots support. CONTINUE READING.


AUGUST 1, 2018

FORMER DOT SEC. ANTHONY FOXX ENDORSES SHARICE DAVIDS IN KS-03 PRIMARY

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Sharice Davids, Democratic candidate in the Kansas Third Congressional District, has received the endorsement of former Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx. CONTINUE READING.


JULY 31, 2018

SHARICE DAVIDS TEAMS WITH KCK ORGANIZATIONS TO HOST ‘SOULS TO THE POLLS’ VOTER EVENT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Sharice Davids, Democratic candidate in the Kansas Third Congressional District, is working with several local organizations in Kansas City, Kan. to encourage civic engagement and voter turnout ahead of the Aug. 7 primary election. CONTINUE READING.


JULY 27, 2018

THREE PRAIRIE VILLAGE CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS ENDORSE SHARICE DAVIDS IN KANSAS THIRD

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Sharice Davids, Democratic candidate in the Kansas Third Congressional District, has received the endorsement of three members of the Prairie Village, Kansas City Council. CONTINUE READING


JULY 26, 2018

REP. CINDY HOLSCHER ENDORSES SHARICE DAVIDS IN KS-03 DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Sharice Davids, Democratic candidate in the Kansas Third Congressional District, has received the endorsement of Kansas State Rep. Cindy Holscher (D- District 16). CONTINUE READING.


JULY 25, 2018

FROM A WAITRESS TO THE WHITE HOUSE: SHARICE DAVIDS’ NEW TV AD FOCUSES ON LIFE STORY

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Sharice Davids, front runner for the Democratic nomination in Kansas’ Third District Congressional race, has released her a new television ad. CONTINUE READING


JULY 9, 2018

VICTORY FUND PRESIDENT TO JOIN SHARICE DAVIDS FOR CAMPAIGN EVENT AND FUNDRAISER

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - The day after Vice President Mike Pence brings his history of discrimination to Kansas City to shill for Rep. Kevin Yoder, Sharice Davids will be celebrating progress and inclusion with Victory Fund. CONTINUE READING.


JULY 2, 2018

BOLD PAC ENDORSES SHARICE DAVIDS FOR CONGRESS IN KANSAS THIRD

KANSAS CITY, Kan. – CHC BOLD PAC – the political arm of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus – has endorsed Sharice Davids in the Kansas’ Third Congressional District race. CONTINUE READING


JUNE 28, 2018

#TBT: SHARICE on West Wing Week 

Check out the 45 second mark to see Sharice and President Barack Obama during her time as a White House Fellow!


JUNE 27, 2018

VICTORY FUND ENDORSES SHARICE DAVIDS FOR CONGRESS IN KANSAS THIRD

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Victory Fund has endorsed Sharice Davids in the Kansas’ Third Congressional District race. CONTINUE READING.


JUNE 25, 2018

SHARICE DAVIDS launches campaign Flickr Account

Sharice Davids has launched an official campaign Flickr account. Check out all the latest photos here.

JUNE 24, 2018

SHARICE DAVIDS updates campaign YouTube

Sharice Davids' team had updated the campaign YouTube page with the latest video clips from the trail. Watch all the latest updates here.

JUNE 23, 2018

ELITE DAILY: Who Is Sharice Davids? She Could Be The First Indigenous Woman In Congress — EXCLUSIVE

By HANNAH GOLDEN

The first time she stepped into the Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) ring in 2006, it only took a matter of seconds before Sharice laid out her opponent with a chokehold. The fight to get onto the November ballot in the 2018 midterm elections, on the other hand, might take slightly longer. Sharice Davids, a former MMA fighter, is in the running to represent Kansas' 3rd congressional district in the U.S. House, and her candidacy is a big deal for a lot of reasons. CONTINUE READING

JUNE 20, 2018

TIME MAGAZINE: President Trump Is Spurring Native American Women to Run for Office

By ABBY VESOULIS 

President Donald Trump routinely calls a U.S. senator “Pocahontas.” One time,he did it in front of Navajo code talkers who helped America during World War II. To decorate the Oval Office, he chose a portrait of Andrew Jackson, the president notorious for the Indian Removal Act of 1830, which set in motion the series of forced migrations that became known as the Trail of Tears. CONTINUE READING

JUNE 18, 2018

KCUR: Democrats Prep For Primary in Kansas' 3rd District.

By STEVE KRASKE

A former White House fellow and a small business owner are just two of the Democrats looking to take on Kevin Yoder in November. CONTINUE READING

JUNE 18, 2018

AL JAZEERA: #NativeVote18: Can Native Americans change US politics?

November's midterm elections could be a pivotal moment in the United States. Not only could the balance of power in congress shift, but the representation of Native Americans in politics could grow significantly. Representation is something Deb Haaland, Peggy Flanagan, Sharice Davids, and Joseph Blanchard take seriously. The candidates are part of a group of more than 100 indigenous politicians running for state or national office. CONTINUE READING

JUNE 8, 2018

NOW THIS: Sharice Davids Is An Openly Gay MMA Fighter Running For Congress

MMA fighter Sharice Davids is running for Congress in Kansas, and might become the first Native American to hold the position. She is one of six Democrats taking on incumbent Kevin Yoder. Continue Reading 

MAY 31, 2018

INDIAN COUNTRY TODAY: Native candidates are bringing change to the airwaves

By MARK TRAHANT

Here’s one way that Native politicians have already won this election: Stereotypes are shattered every time a campaign commercial is produced and aired on television or distributed online. CONTINUE READING

MAY 29, 2018

EMILY's List Endorses Sharice Davids in Kansas' 3rd District

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today EMILY’s List, the nation’s largest resource for women in politics, endorsed Sharice Davids for Congress in Kansas’ 3rd Congressional District. CONTINUE READING


MAY 29, 2018

Sharice Davids Releases First Campaign Video, Highlighting Her Fight for Opportunity and Equality

KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Democratic candidate for Kansas’ Third Congressional District Sharice Davids has released her first campaign video. Entitled “The Fighter,” the video draws on Davids’ experience as a professional MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) competitor to highlight the obstacles she has overcome throughout her life. CONTINUE READING


MAY 28, 2018

LJ WORLD: Two Kansas districts loom large in congressional midterm elections

By PETER HAYCOCK

The 3rd District, which includes Johnson, Wyandotte and part of Miami counties, represents the classic example of the kind of district that the national Democratic Party is targeting this year — a relatively wealthy, largely suburban area with a large percentage of college-educated voters that Clinton carried in 2016. CONTINUE READING


MAY 24, 2018

KC STAR: Emily’s List endorses another Dem in Kansas’ 3rd District

By HUNTER WOODALL

A well-funded liberal women’s group has endorsed a new candidate in Kansas’ 3rd congressional district. CONTINUE READING


MAY 9, 2018

Sharice Davids’ Third District Congressional Campaign Locates Headquarters in Wyandotte County

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Sharice Davids, Democratic candidate in Kansas’ Third Congressional District - has announced her campaign will locate its headquarters in the historic Strawberry Hill neighborhood of Kansas City, Kansas in Wyandotte County. CONTINUE READING.


MARCH 26, 2018

MADISON 365: Ho-Chunk Member Sharice Davids Looking to Become First Native American Woman Elected to Congress

By KEN LUCHTERHAND 

Ho-Chunk member Sharice Davids recently announced her candidacy for a seat on the U.S. House of Representatives for the Third District in Kansas. She is running as a Democrat against six other candidates. The primary election is set for Aug. 7, when the Democrat candidate will be selected for the Nov. 6 General Election. Davids is hoping to be the first Native American woman elected to Congress. CONTINUE READING


MARCH 14, 2018

MMA FIGHTING: From the cage to Congress? Former MMA fighter Sharice Davids now entering the political arena

By MARC RAYMOND

Sharice Davids took her first fight in 2006, long before MMA was on national television and part of the mainstream consciousness. She fought off and on as an amateur for the next seven years, as she juggled law school at Cornell, working as a lawyer and traveling around the country engaging in economic development projects with Native American tribes. CONTINUE READING

MARCH 8, 2018

Cornell Daily Sun: Cornell Law Alumna Runs for Congress, Seeks to Be First Female Native American Representative

By ALISHA GUPTA

Sharice Davids J.D. ’10 is hoping to make history on election night. Running for Congress in Kansas’ third district, if elected, Davids would be the first female Native American representative in Congress and the first openly gay representative from Kansas. CONTINUE READING

MARCH 7, 2018

Chris Haulmark endorses Sharice Davids in Kansas Third District Congressional Race

SHAWNEE, Kan. - Deaf activist and former Congressional candidate Chris Haulmark has endorsed Sharice Davids in the Democratic primary for Kansas’ Third Congressional District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. Haulmark recently withdrew from the Third District race to focus instead on a campaign for the Kansas State House in District 15. CONTINUE READING.


February 22, 2018

Starty Pants podcast host Sharice Davids making bid to unseat Rep. Kevin Yoder

By TOMMY FELTS

Americans have an intergenerational responsibility to leave society and the country better than they found it, Sharice Davids said. The startup founders she interviews for her Starty Pants podcast understand that duty, she said.

“When I think about entrepreneurship, I think of the risk taking and forward thinking of people who are trying to address issues that they see in the market and their community,” Davids said. CONTINUE READING

February 17, 2018

#NATIVEVOTE18 — SHARICE DAVIDS OFFERS A READY-FOR-CONGRESS RESUME IN KANSAS

By MARK TRAHANT

Another Native American woman is ready to make history. Sharice Davids is running for Congress in the 3rd district of Kansas.

Davids, 37, is a member of the Ho-Chunk Nation. She has a Ready-for-Congress resume. She is an attorney,  a Cornell Law School alumna, a White House fellow during the Barack Obama administration.. CONTINUE READING

Feb 15, 2018

Official Press Release

SHARICE DAVIDS SHAKES UP RACE IN KANSAS THIRD CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT, ENTERS WITH A FOCUS ON OPPORTUNITY, EQUITY, AND ACTION SHAWNEE, Kan. - Democrat and Shawnee resident Sharice Davids today announced her candidacy for United States House of Representatives, officially entering the race to unseat Republican Kevin Yoder and represent the Third Congressional District of Kansas. Continue Reading

FEB 15, 2018

KCUR: Another Democrat Enters Kansas 3rd District Congressional Race Against Yoder

 SAM ZEFF

Six Democrats are now in the race to try to unseat Rep. Kevin Yoder, the Republican who has represented the Kansas' 3rd District since 2011. Sharice Davids from Shawnee jumped in the race Thursday. "When elected, Davids will be Kansas’ first openly-gay Representative and the nation’s first female Native American member of Congress," Davids said in a statement announcing her run.. CONTINUE READING

February 15, 2018

KC STAR: JoCo lawyer hopes to be first Native American woman in Congress, first gay Kansas rep

BY BRYAN LOWRY

A Johnson County resident hopes to be first Native American woman elected to Congress if she can win the Democratic primary to take on U.S. Rep. Kevin Yoder in the fall. Sharice Davids, a 37-year-old Shawnee attorney and member of the Ho-Chunk nation, served as a White House fellow during the final year of President Barack Obama’s administration.. CONTINUE READING