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Senator Elizabeth Warren Endorses Del. Sam Rasoul for Virginia Lt. Governor

ROANOKE - On Wednesday, United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) endorsed Del. Sam Rasoul (D-11) in his bid for Virginia Lieutenant Governor.


"Sam Rasoul is a hard worker who dreams big, fights hard, and gets results. Sam is the passionate, progressive voice Virginians deserve. As a Delegate, Sam showed determination in the fight to expand Medicaid, lower health care costs, and raise the minimum wage," said Sen. Warren. "As Lt. Governor, Sam has a plan to ensure quality, affordable childcare, and guaranteed paid medical and sick leave for all workers. I’m proud to endorse Delegate Sam Rasoul for Lieutenant Governor and I hope you vote for him in the Democratic Primary on June 8th."

"Sen. Warren has taught millions of Americans that fighting for bold policy and structural change is not just possible in the current political climate, but that it's absolutely necessary," said Rasoul. "The truth is voters don't want more of the same-old status quo politics. They want real results that improve their lives. As a proud Warren Democrat, I'll be in the fight as Lieutenant Governor to bring Virginia back stronger than ever."


To date, Rasoul has received the endorsement of over 100 elected officials and grasstops leaders, including:

Former U.S. Congressman (VA-9) Rick Boucher, Abingdon

Former Virginia Attorney General Mary Sue Terry

State Senator Ghazala Hashmi, Chesterfield County

State Senator John Bell, Loudoun County

Delegate Cia Price, Newport News

Delegate Ibraheem Samirah, Herndon

Delegate Lashrecse Aird, Petersburg

Delegate Sally Hudson, Charlottesville

Delegate Suhas Subramanyam, Loudoun County

Delegate Dan Helmer, Fairfax County

Mayor of Harrisonburg Deanna Reed, Harrisonburg City

Mayor of Roanoke Sherman Lea, Roanoke City

Former Mayor of Harrisonburg Joe Fitzgerald

Former Mayor of Martinsville Kimble Reynolds

Former Mayor of Harrisonburg Kai Degner

Vice Mayor Beau Wright, Lynchburg City

Vice Mayor Trish White-Boyd, Roanoke City

Vice Mayor Jennifer Bowles, Martinsville

City Council Member Joe Cobb, Roanoke City

City Council Member Vivian Sanchez-Jones, Roanoke City

City Council Member Katherine Jordan, Richmond City

City Council Member Michael Payne, Charlottesville

Town Council Member Naila Alam, Town of Herndon

City Council Member Neal Osborne, Bristol City

Town Council Member Ron Campbell, Leesburg

City Council Member Terry Holmes, Staunton City

City Council Member Laura Dent, Harrisonburg

Town Council Member Tyler Hughes. Big Stone Gap

School Board Vice Chair Atoosa Reaser, Loudoun County

School Board Member Megan McLaughlin, Fairfax County

School Board Member Harris Mahedavi, Loudoun County

School Board Member Kathryn Haines, Chesterfield County

School Board Member Kenya Gibson, Richmond City

School Board Member Stephanie Rizzi, Richmond City

School Board Member Jon Atchue, Franklin County

School Board Member Mark Cherbaka, Montgomery County

Director of Prince William County Soil and Water Conservation District Tiziana Bottino, Prince William County

Prince William County Soil & Water Conservation Board Member Mansimram Kahlon, Prince William County

County Supervisor Phil McCall, Washington County

County Supervisor Michael Hymes, Tazewell County

Clerk of Court Steve McGraw, Roanoke City

City Council Member Haseeb Javed, Manassas City

Roanoke City Treasurer, Evelyn Powers

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