EV PAC Endorses Pro-LGBT Equality Candidates for Senate and House Elections

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:

Senate  

 

 

 

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

*Incumbent

 

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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.

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