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Wed Nov 8, 2017, 05:28 PM

Nice letter of thanks from Chairwoman of VA Democratic party

Dear ------,

Virginia once again led the way and turned out to support candidates who represent the best of who we are as human beings. For governor, you chose a man who has dedicated his life to service, both as an Army doctor and a pediatrician. You turned out for Ralph Northam’s message of economic opportunity for everyone, no matter who you are or where you’re from. You turned out to build on Governor McAuliffe’s legacy of a welcoming and inclusive economy that does not discriminate. You turned out because you believe that everyone should be able to afford to see a doctor when they’re sick. You turned out because you believe that women should be able to make their own health care decisions. You turned out because you believe that equal work demands equal pay. You turned out because you believe that a child’s zip code should not determine the quality of his or her education.

You turned out for Justin Fairfax, who is only the second person of color to ever be elected to statewide office in Virginia. A former federal prosecutor and graduate of Duke and Columbia, Justin is a dedicated public servant who will be the perfect teammate with Ralph in Richmond.

You turned out again for Mark Herring, who stood up for LGBTQ equality before the U.S. Supreme Court caught up. Mark stood up to Trump when he tried to take birth control away from Virginia women, and he stood up to Trump when he tried to ban Muslims from entering this country. Mark truly is the people’s lawyer, and we congratulate him on earning another term.

You turned out for our House of Delegates candidates, as well as those who ran for local office. With your help, we made major gains. These candidates ran with heart and grit. Their work has helped to build a stronger Democratic infrastructure in every corner of the Commonwealth, especially in rural, red parts of the state whose support we will work to win back. Let us never forget that we must build our party from the ground up.

With this election, you turned out for yourselves, your families, and your future. Over the course of this year, our volunteers and staff have knocked on over three million doors, including more than half a million just this last weekend. You have sent a resounding message of hope, love and opportunity across your communities. Let this just be our start.

With gratitude,

Susan Swecker, Chairwoman
Democratic Party of Virginia


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Wed Nov 8, 2017, 05:30 PM

1. Good letter but...

Gov. Wilder?

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Response to underpants (Reply #1)

Wed Nov 8, 2017, 05:34 PM

2. Huh? She said 2nd African American to hold statewide office. Wilder was the 1st. n/t

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Wed Nov 8, 2017, 05:36 PM

3. Whoops I misread that

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