Liz Watson - DEM Challenger

Financial Strength

Raised ($): $2,501,502

Cash on Hand ($): $9,535

% of the total DEM $ Raised: 100%

Cash on Hand v. Opponent (%):


After working as an intern for Congressman Frank McCloskey, Liz Watson attended Georgetown Law School, where she represented victims of domestic violence and helped them get orders of protection from their abusers. She held jobs as the director of workplace justice at the National Women’s Law Center, as the executive director of the Georgetown Poverty Center, and as the Labor Policy Director for Democrats in the United States Congress. Liz led the development of the $15 minimum wage bill in the House, and I worked with Senator Sanders’ staff when he introduced the companion bill in the Senate.