Brendan Smialowski, Agence France-Presse
40, New York — 11, R
The only Hispanic Republican elected official in New York City and the daughter of immigrant parents, Nicole serves as the state director of the National Foundation of Women Legislators.
Nicole was elected to the NY State Assembly in 2010 and served as the Minority Whip and the ranking minority member of the NY Assembly Committee on Governmental Employees. She was also a Republican nominee in NYC’s mayoral race against incumbent Bill de Blasio.
Photo: Cornell Capa, JFK Library
32, Massachusetts — 4, D