Candidate name: Luisa Parker State: New York Bio: A newcomer to politics, Parker has presented herself as someone who has a background in service  and is eager to serve her people and her community. The “no smooth talking, soft-selling, glossy-looking” politician here, Parker is building her platform around a slew of important issues, including education, healthcare, women’s rights, campaign reform and more. “As a nation we have seriously been put through the wringer during the past year – from Russia’s continued interference in our democratic processes, to the utterly disgraceful conduct of our representatives in Washington! ” Parker’s website reads. “So much work still needs to be done, to risk continuing on this path can only harm us in the long-term.” For more information:  Website Facebook Twitter TOPICS: