Lieutenant Governor candidate Aaron Rouse announces additional endorsements

More than 20 endorsers from across the Commonwealth join the list of leaders supporting Senator Rouse’s candidacy for Lieutenant Governor

VIRGINIA BEACH – Democratic candidate for Lieutenant Governor, State Senator Aaron Rouse, announces additional endorsements from every corner of Virginia. They join a growing list of endorsers who recognize that Senator Rouse has a track record of winning tough fights and is the candidate who will stand up to extreme Republican attacks on Virginians’ fundamental freedoms.

Senator Aaron Rouse made the following statement, “I am grateful for the support of these leaders from across the Commonwealth who are endorsing my candidacy for Lieutenant Governor. As Lieutenant Governor, I look forward to working with each of them to strengthen our public schools, protect access to reproductive freedom, and grow economic opportunity across Virginia.”

Delegate Candi King, Democrat from Prince William County, made the following statement supporting Rouse’s candidacy: “I couldn’t be more fired up to endorse Aaron Rouse for Lieutenant Governor! Democrats have passed so much legislation to protect reproductive freedom, voting rights, and hardworking Virginians, only to see it blocked by GOP veto. Aaron is a proven winner ready to step up and be a firewall to Republican attacks.”

The endorsements include:

  • Delegate Candi King, Prince William County
  • Former Delegate Kathleen Murphy, Fairfax and Loudoun Counties
  • Mayor Leslie Hager-Smith, Blacksburg
  • Vice Mayor Michael Sutphin, Blacksburg
  • Supervisor Rodney Lusk, Fairfax County
  • Supervisor Mary Biggs, Montgomery County
  • Supervisor Sara Bohn, Montgomery County
  • Councilwoman Courtney Doyle, Norfolk
  • Councilman Steve Brown, Hampton
  • Councilwoman Selonia Miles, Dumfries
  • Councilwoman Susan Mattingly, Blacksburg
  • Councilman Liam Watson, Blacksburg
  • Councilman David “Hutch” Hutcheson, Virginia Beach
  • Councilwoman Ella Ward, Chesapeake
  • Commonwealth’s Attorney Anton Bell, Hampton
  • Councilwoman Valerie Butler, Smithfield
  • Councilwoman Tina Vick, Newport News
  • Councilman John Eley, Newport News
  • Councilman Jason Graham, Fredericksburg
  • Councilman Linwood Johnson, Franklin City
  • School Board Member Derek Roundtree, Montgomery County
  • School Board Member Tiffany Moore-Buffaloe, Norfolk

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