A strong endorsement of 31st State Senate Disrict candidate Jaime Areizaga-Soto from my friend and fellow progressive, Del. Scott Surovell. Given how much I respect Scott and share his values, this one means a lot more to me than most endorsements do.
ARLINGTON, VA. - Today the Jaime Areizaga-Soto for State Senate campaign announced the endorsement of State Delegate and Former Chairman of the Fairfax County Democratic Committee Scott Surovell.
"We need Jaime in Richmond taking on the backwards policies of Cuccinelli and standing up for progressive priorities," said Surovell. "Jaime will be a strong voice for Fairfax, Arlington and Loudoun and we need him fighting in Richmond."
"Fairfax County and Loudoun County represent 43% of the 31st Senate District that have needs that are unique from Arlington County. Jaime will fight for the Fairfax County and Loudoun County areas of the 31st District with as much vigor as the Arlington County precincts," said Surovell.
Delegate Surovell also cited Jaime Areizaga-Soto's experience and perspective in his endorsement decision. "He represents a new generation of leadership in Northern Virginia that brings a fresh perspective to Virginia's problems. Jaime also has experience in Richmond having worked at Senator Whipple's side for the last two years. He knows what it takes to work with people from around the state who have different perspectives in order to get things accomplished for his constituents."
Delegate Scott Surovell represents the 44th District in the Virginia House of Delegates and served as Chairman of the Fairfax County Democratic Committee from January, 2008 to June, 2009 and the Mount Vernon District Democratic Committee from December, 2003 to January, 2008. Delegate Surovell also co-founded the Northern
Virginia Democratic Business Council in 2002 and has served on the Eighth District Democratic Committee of the State Central Committee of the Democratic Party since April, 2005.
"I am honored to have the support of such an important leader in Fairfax County," said
Areizaga-Soto. "I look forward to joining Delegate Scott Surovell in the fight for our
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