Brendan Smialowski, Agence France-Presse
43, Georgia — 5, D
The first Black woman Chair of the Democratic Party of Georgia and a former GA State Senator. She was elected to fill the late-John Lewis’ Congressional seat.
Nikema worked in the GA State Legislature and was a member of the Executive and Resolution Committees of the Democratic National Committee. She previously worked at Planned Parenthood, where she was Vice-President of Public Policy before running for office.
Photo: Cornell Capa, JFK Library
40, New York — 11, R