Who am I?

Introducing a native of Demopolis, Alabama, and a former Troy University football letterman, Risk Management and Insurance graduate, businessman and activist. Erick Wright stands on restoring faith in the public process, while elevating the conversation between Congress and the amazing people it represents. Candidacy of Alabama’s Second Congressional District may be a milestone, but there is work to be done to express the concerns of the people. 

Why am I running?

In opposition is current Representative, Martha Roby, but it is time for a fresh, bold, strong-willed representative to take on the task of communicating our concerns to elected officials. Erick Wright epitomizes the words “commitment” and “driven,” demonstrating that he will be a representative who was motivated to candidacy not by the thrill of Washington, but what is best for “We the people.” He possesses the will to adhere to changes, and is dedicated to furthering progression by finding solutions that are beneficial not just to Alabamians, but potentially the country at large. He plans to bring about such progression by introducing and writing impactful bills, while encouraging other members of Congress to support such legislation. 

My Goals

Keep the American Dream Going!

Raise the Federal Minimum Wage

Protect the Right to Vote

Anti-Violence Initiative 

Literacy Programs

Family Advocacy

Tougher Sentences for Violent Offenders

Pay Disparity for Women

Close the 77 cents to a Man’s Dollar Earning Gap. Equal Pay for Equal Work!

Ban Pay Discrimination

Martha Roby is against closing the pay gap

Martha Roby voted against “The Violence Against Women Act”

Reform The Tax Code

Lower Tax Rate for Small Businesses/Invest in Job Creators 

Close Loopholes Given to:

Oil Companies

Too BIG to Fail Banks

Help Our Veterans!

Reform and Improve the Veterans Affairs System

More Opportunities to find JOBS

“They Protected Us, So We Should Protect Them!”

My DFA Values

Need to be heard? Let Erick Wright be that voice for our community. He has paved the way as a candidate in the Second Congressional District who not only expresses but stands upon the rights of all people. This is a path he will continue to follow, representing a voice for our community, and providing us with a solid support system.

My Campaign is People Powered!

Erick Wright for Congress campaign has the ability to reach young and older voters. We are doing what no other political candidate can, that's reaching people no matter where they are from: Church, masjids, temples, clubs, Street corners, projects, Skate Parks etc. Erick Wright for Congress has a team compiled of every race, religion, and sex. We are the real reflection of America, and we will shock the world November 4th. Will you join the movement?

Voice support


  • Elizabeth Lattanzi

About the Endorsement Process

The driving force behind all DFA endorsements is our members. We recognize that all politics is local and that what is considered progressive in Los Angeles may be very different from what's considered progressive in Louisville. For this reason, DFA does not have a litmus test of specific progressive positions for which a candidate must stand. Our endorsement is heavily weighted based on these questions:

• Will the candidate move the progressive movement forward in their community?
• Does the candidate have substantial support from our local members?
• Do the candidate's positions and policies fit into the broader progressive movement?
• Is the campaign people-powered and the candidate working to win?

If you have questions, or want to let us know about a candidate in your neighborhood, please call us at (802) 651-3200 or email us at [email protected] .

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