Kelly Fryer was a candidate for governor in Arizona's 2018 Democratic primary and CEO of Southern Arizona's oldest racial justice and women's empowerment organization. During the 2012 election cycle, Kelly served as Executive Director of Arizona List, which works to elect progressive, Democratic women to public office. She has also served as a minister and seminary professor, and is the author of dozens of books and articles focused on mission and leadership.
Democrats have pulled off a miracle – the most seats in the Arizona House in 50 years. They even eked out a U.S. Senate seat and a few statewide offices. There are thousands of progressive activists, first-time candidates and volunteers to thank.
Democratic leaders need to be careful about what they do next.