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Virginia Primary Candidates Win Big, Head to the General Election on November 5

June 12, 2018

Contact: CASA in Action Natali@MateaGroup.com 202.787.1813


Towards a more inclusive and welcoming Commonwealth,

CASA in Action Primary Candidates Win Big,

Head to the General Election on November 5


Woodbridge, VA - Knocking on 22,577 thousand doors of and making thousands of calls to infrequent voters and people of color within five weeks, CASA in Action helped catapult to the General Election another wave of candidates that reflect our community values. If these candidates succeed this November, they will significantly contribute to the political transformation of Northern Virginia.


“With an emphasis on infrequent voters of color, we urged voters in Fairfax County, Prince William County and Loudoun County to be active participants by electing candidates who are committed to advocating for living wages, immigrant justice and great schools for all children,” expressed Luis Aguilar, Virginia Director of CASA in Action, the region’s largest immigrant rights electoral organization.


“15 of our 19 candidates won tonight. These victories are connected to the demographic shifts that the Commonwealth is undergoing, impacting elections for years to come. Tonight’s results show that we can reach the voters who will choose a progressive vision for our future,” concluded Aguilar.


Congratulations to all CASA in Action nominees headed to the General Election on November 5, 2019:

Jeffrey McKay, Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, Chair

Dalia Palchik, Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, Providence District

Rodney Lusk, Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, Lee District

Victor Angry, Prince William County Board of Supervisors, Neabsco District

Kenny Boddye, Prince William County Board of Supervisors, Occoquan District

Margaret Franklin, Prince William County Board of Supervisors, Woodbridge District

Raheel Sheikh, Prince William County Board of Supervisors, Coles District

Koran Saines, Loudoun County Board of Supervisors, Sterling District

Parisa Dehghani-Tafti, Arlington & Falls Church Commonwealth’s Attorney

Steve Descano, Fairfax County Commonwealth’s Attorney

Amy Ashworth, Prince William County & City of Manassas Commonwealth’s Attorney

Justin Hannah, Loudoun County Sheriff

Josh King, Prince William County Sheriff

Ghazala Hashmi, Virginia State Senate District 10

Lee Carter, Virginia State Delegate District 50


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With nearly 100,000+ lifetime members, CASA in Action is the largest electoral organization fighting for immigrant rights in the Mid-Atlantic region. For more information, please visit CASAinAction.org. Follow us @CASAinAction

CASA in Action, a 501(c)(4) organization, is the foremost Latino and immigrant organization in the Mid-Atlantic region and a national leader in supporting immigrant families and ensuring that all individuals have the core supports necessary for full participation in society. CASA in Action and CASA in Action PAC endorse candidates that advance its membership’s priorities and facilitates greater engagement of Latinos and voters of color in elections. With nearly 100,000 members, CASA in Action is an individual membership organization of low-income immigrants.  Donations to CASA in Action are not tax-deductible.

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