March 16, 2017

Senate Minority Leader Dick Saslaw Endorses Justin Fairfax for Lieutenant Governor

Senate Minority Leader Dick Saslaw Endorses Justin Fairfax for Lieutenant Governor of Virginia

RICHMOND, Virginia — Today, the Justin Fairfax for Lieutenant Governor of Virginia campaign is excited to announce the endorsement of Virginia Senate Minority Leader Dick Saslaw (D-Fairfax). Senator Saslaw has a long legislative career spanning decades of public service to the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Senator Saslaw, a former candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Virginia, is a key Democratic leader in the state Senate. Representing the 35th District of Virginia since 1980, he has led the charge on progressive issues, including improving public education and expanding transportation infrastructure. He is known for his ability to reach across the aisle and get results.

Justin released this statement about the endorsement:
“I am humbled and honored to receive the endorsement of Virginia Senate Minority Leader Dick Saslaw. He has an impressive record of public service to the people of Virginia. I look forward to working with him to create more economic security and opportunity for all Virginians and to protect and defend our rights.”

Justin has now earned the endorsement of Senator Saslaw and Senate Democratic Caucus Chair Mamie Locke – the top two Democrats in the Virginia Senate.  Fairfax also has been endorsed by the following six Senate Democrats: Senator Rosalyn R. Dance, Senator Lynwood Lewis, Senator L. Louise Lucas, Senator Chap Petersen, Senator Lionell Spruill, Sr., and Senator Scott Surovell.

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