Candidates We Support

All candidates listed below have received the VEA Fund’s Recommendation

GENERAL ASSEMBLY

Delegate Chis Hurst (D)

12th District

You may know me as the former evening anchor of WDBJ7 Roanoke. Through that job, I traveled the region, talking to, and learning from you. I heard about and reported on the issues that impact your pocketbooks and your family. Now I want to do more. I believe the people of Southwest Virginia need a strong voice in Richmond. Someone who will advocate for our education system, expand access to healthcare, increase economic opportunity, and protect our natural resources.

Delegate Chris Peace (R)

Firehouse Primary June 1st 97th District

Christopher K. Peace represents the 97th District, of the Virginia House of Delegates, which includes part of Hanover, King William, and all of New Kent County.

At the legislature, Peace serves on the prominent House Appropriations (state budget) committee where he chairs the budget for all public-school divisions across the Commonwealth.  Peace also serves as one of the six House budget conferees.  The House conferees negotiate with the Senate on the final state budget conference report.  Additionally, Peace is Chairman of the oldest standing committee in the General Assembly, known as General Laws, and also serves on the Health, Welfare and Institutions and Science and Technology committees.

Peace served as the Chairman of the Commission on Youth from 2011 through 2016. He is also a proud member of Virginia’s Conservative Caucus.

Delegate Ibraheem Samirah (D)

86th District

Senator Mamie Locke (D)

2nd District

Senator Lynwood Lewis (D)

Primary June 11th 6th District

Senator Rosalyn Dance (D)

16th District

Senator John Edwards (D)

21st District

Senator Jeremy McPike (D)

29th District

Senator Barabara Favola (D)

37th District

Senator Dick Saslaw (D)

Primary June 11th 35th District

Senator George Barker (D)

39th District

Delegate David Reid

32nd District

Senator Dave Marsden (D)

37th District

Senator Scott Surovell (D)

36th District

Senator Janet Howell (D)

32nd District

Senator Creigh Deeds (D)

25th District

Dawn Adams (D)

68th District

Hala Ayala (D)

51st District

Delegate Lamont Bagby (D)

74th District

Delegate Jeff Bourne (D)

71st District

Senator Jennifer Boysko (D)

Primary June 11th 33rd District

Delegate David Bulova (D)

37th District

Delegate Betsy Carr (D)

69th District

Karrie Delaney (D)

67th District

Delegate Eileen Filler-Corn (D)

41st District

Kelly Fowler (D)

21st District

Jennifer Carroll Foy (D)

2nd District

Elizabeth Guzman (D)

31st District

Delegate Charniele Herring (D)

46th District

Delegate Patrick Hope (D)

47th District

Jay Jones (D)

89th District

Delegate Mark Keam (D)

35th District

Delegate Kaye Kory (D)

Primary June 11th 38th District

Delegate Paul Krizek (D)

44th District

Delegate Alfonso Lopez (D)

Primary June 11th 49th District

Delegate Delores McQuinn (D)

70th District

Delegate Mike Mullin (D)

93rd District

Delegate Israel O’Quinn (R)

5th District

Delegate Marcia Price (D)

95th District

Delegate Sam Rasoul (D)

11th District

Delegate Marcus Simon (D)

53rd District

Delegate Rip Sullivan, Jr. (D)

48th District

Delegate Luke Torian (D)

Primary June 11th 52nd District

Kathy Tran (D)

42nd District

Delegate Cheryl Turpin (D)

7th District

Schuyler VanValkenburg (D)

72nd District

Delegate Jeion Ward (D)

Primary June 11th 92nd District

Delegate Vivian Watts (D)

39th District

Jennifer McClellan (D)

9th District

The VEA can count on Senator McClellan to be a champion for equity and opportunity in our public schools. Since she was first elected to the Virginia House of Delegates in 2006, Senator McClellan has maintained a 100% voting record on VEA issues and patroned important legislation on our behalf. She is an important voice in the General Assembly for our public schools, our public school employees, our students, and our communities.

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