Virginia League of Conservation Voters invests $2 million into state candidates

In what it says is its largest political investment to date, the political action committee for the Virginia chapter of the League of Conservation Voters is giving $2 million to Democratic candidates in competitive state legislature elections…

“We need strong environmental leadership now more than ever in Virginia, and we’re all-in to restore the Conservation Majority at the General Assembly,” said Virginia LCV director Michael Town in a statement….

Support for candidates will also extend to key races in Northern Virginia and Virginia Beach to include:

Russet Perry, a Democratic candidate in Loudoun County’s Senate District 31

Sen. Aaron Rouse, D-Virginia Beach, who is running for Senate District 22

Josh Thomas, a Democratic candidate for House District 21 in Prince William County

Joshua Cole, a Democratic candidate for House District 65, based in Stafford County

Michael Feggans, a Democratic candidate for House District 97 in Virginia Beach

Virginia LCV will also collaborate with the Campaign For A Family Friendly Economy into canvassing efforts in the Newport News and Williamsburg areas to support Sen. Monty Mason, D-Newport News. Mason is in a tight race with former York County and Poquoson Sheriff Danny Diggs.

“The 19 canvassers on the ground plan to knock 57,000 doors in the district, engaging voters in one of the important districts vital to maintaining an environmental firewall in the state senate,” the release said…

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