Name: Marianne Williamson
City, state: Los Angeles, Cal.
Known for: Marianne Williamson is an author, lecturer and activist, who ran for U.S. Representative from California in 2014. Williamson became involved with politics after publishing her book Healing the Soul of America in 1997. Williamson is an advocate for HIV/AIDS, women's rights and peace. She also supports raising minimum wage, addressing climate change and eliminating student loan debt.