Another influential group has recognized Rick Waugh as the best choice for Virginia’s 7th District. Rick Waugh has received the endorsement and financial support from The Virginia Partisans. The Virginia Partisans describe themselves as follows:Another great endorsement for Rick Waugh.
The Virginia Partisans is a state-wide, motivated Democratic political activist group for the GLBT community and our allies; our mission is to seek out, evaluate, endorse and support political candidates for office in Virginia who support our community's values and priorities. (http://www.vapartisans.org/node/1)
The Virginia Partisans have played an influential role in several Congressional and statewide political races over the past two decades. After the announcement Rick Waugh commented,”I am deeply honored to receive the support of The Virginia Partisans. Advocating for LGBT Americans’ civil rights has always been an important part of my career as a social worker and as a political activist and organizer. “
Mr. Waugh also noted, “This is a people powered campaign, and support from grassroots organizations like The Virginia Partisans is crucial to our extensive field campaign. These groups help us get our message out to the voters. If enough voters get to see that I will be a real representative for everyone in the 7th District, we will win this election.
Friday, August 20, 2010
VA Partisans Endorse Rick Waugh!
From the Rick Waugh campaign: