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JUNE 30, 2018

SHARICE DAVIDS campaign update

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


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 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 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

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, 2019

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

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