Black Women Running: EMILY's List Says These Candidates Deserve Your Vote

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  • Brenda Lawrence
  • Muriel Bowser
  • Carol Ammons
  • Geraldine Thompson
  • Rhonda Fields
  • Naquetta Ricks
  • Erika Geiss
  • Brenda Lawrence, Alma Adams, Erika Geiss
  • Alma Adams

Carol Ammons

Carol Ammons, currently a member of the Urbana City Council, hopes to move on up to become a representative in the Illinois state legislature. She won her May primary with 56.91 percent of the vote and the strong support of such groups as the Illinois Federation of Teachers and the Service Employees International Union. 

(Photo: Carol Ammons via Twitter)

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