FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Brandon Day | [email protected] | 804.643.4816
RICHMOND, October 7, 2015 — Equality Virginia’s Political Action Committee (EV PAC) announced today its full round of endorsements for Virginia’s upcoming Senate and House of Delegates elections, taking the candidates’ viability and support for issues of concern to the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community into consideration.
EV PAC-endorsed candidates have made public in their candidate questionnaires their support of legislation to protect public employees from discrimination based on real or perceived sexual orientation and gender identity and expression, as well as their support of legislation to prohibit discrimination based on real or perceived sexual orientation and gender identity and expression in public accommodations.
The following candidates have been endorsed by EV PAC:
|House of Delegates||47||Patrick Hope*|
|1||John Miller*||2||Joshua King||48||Rip Sullivan*|
|7||Gary McCollum||11||Sam Rasoul*||49||Alfonso Lopez*|
|9||Donald McEachin*||13||Don Shaw||53||Marcus Simon*|
|10||Dan Gecker||31||Sara Townsend||63||Lashrecse Aird|
|13||Jill McCabe||32||Elizabeth Miller||69||Betsy Carr*|
|16||Rosalyn Dance*||34||Kathleen Murphy*||71||Jennifer McClellan*|
|19||Mike Hamlar||37||David Bulova*||79||Steve Heretick|
|29||Jeremy McPike||38||Kaye Kory*||86||Jennifer Boysko|
|31||Barbara Favola||39||Vivian Watts*||87||John Bell|
|33||Jennifer Wexton*||41||Eileen Filler-Corn*||93||Monty Mason*|
|36||Scott Surovell||44||Paul Krizek||94||Shelly Simonds|
|37||David Marsden*||45||Mark Levine||95||Marcia Price|
Equality Virginia’s Political Action Committee seeks equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Virginians through supporting pro-equality candidates in public office. Since 1989, EVPAC’s affiliate organization has worked to end discrimination, protect families and build safe communities. More information is online at EVAdvocates.org. Connect on Facebook.com/EqualityVA or Twitter @EqualityVA.