Yvonne Dean-Bailey says young people are looking for “someone to be inspired by.” They might want to start with her: She won a special election last year at age 19 and now sits in the New Hampshire state House.
“My best friend and I, we just knocked like thousands of doors and made thousands of phone calls. It was just very introductory,” says Dean-Bailey, a Republican who describes herself as a conservative libertarian and supports Carly Fiorina for president.
Fusion is profiling 30 women, all 30 or younger, who will change the presidential election—fighting for causes as diverse as their backgrounds, each wielding power in a unique way. You can check out their stories here and talk about them with the hashtag #the30.