Alexandria, Va. — Senator Adam Ebbin – a Democratic candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives in Virginia’s 8th Congressional District – released a list of more than a dozen local elected officials and community leaders endorsing his candidacy.
Richmond, Va. — Senator Adam Ebbin – candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives in Virginia’s 8th Congressional District – testified this morning to the Virginia State Corporation Commission to support a Clean Energy Investment Plan.
“Our state can and should be doing better when it comes to the development of clean energy,” said Ebbin. “By building the clean energy infrastructure of the future - we will create jobs, lower pollution, bring down energy costs, and ensure that the money stays right here in our local economy.”
Alexandria, Va. — Virginia Senator Adam Ebbin, a Democratic candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives in the 8th Congressional District, raised over $178,000 in the first quarter of 2014. Ebbin’s report boasts 653 individual donors with grassroots donors making up nearly 70% the total.
“I’m honored by the outpouring of support I’ve received from Northern Virginians,” Ebbin said. “For more than a decade, I’ve been fighting for progressive causes in the General Assembly. I look forward to continuing my work for our values as the next member of Congress from the 8th District.”
Senator Adam Ebbin – candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives in Virginia’s 8th Congressional District – won the Alexandria Democratic Committee straw poll on Sunday, April 6th. In the ten-person contest, Ebbin received 90 of the 325 votes cast.
“This win shows the continued momentum my grassroots driven campaign has been gathering,” said Ebbin. “The voters of the 8th district want a proven progressive champion who is willing to stand up for our values and won’t back down from Tea Party extremists in Congress. Last night’s win shows that not only is my message resonating with voters, but we are building the infrastructure to turn out our supporters on Election Day.”
Ebbin’s win at the ADC straw poll comes after an impressive rollout of endorsements. The growing list of Ebbin endorsers includes former Senator and Alexandria Mayor Patsy Ticer, state Senator Chap Petersen (D-Fairfax), state Senator Dave Marsden (D-Fairfax), and Delegate Mark Sickles (D-Fairfax).
Senator Adam Ebbin – candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives in Virginia’s 8th Congressional District – today received the endorsement of Senator Dave Marsden (D-Fairfax). Ebbin is seeking the Democratic nomination, which will be decided in the June 10 primary.
“Adam has been a champion of progressive causes since the first day he stepped into the General Assembly. He has fought to close the health insurance coverage gap for thousands of Virginians, worked to protect women’s rights, and been the leader on equality issues,” said Marsden. “He has been at the forefront on environmental issues, working to expand renewable energy in Virginia, protect the Chesapeake Bay, and this legislative session we successfully worked together to repeal the Hybrid tax.”
Marsden represents Virginia’s 37th Senate district, located in Fairfax City and parts of Fairfax County. A two term Senator and former Delegate, Marsden is a longtime fighter for public education and the environment.
“I am honored to be endorsed by Dave,” said Ebbin. “Senator Marsden has worked to make our commonwealth a better place for more than a decade, and is a respected leader in Richmond. It has been an honor to serve with him in Richmond, and I look forward to working with him as Northern Virginia’s newest representative in Congress.”
Marsden’s support adds to a growing list of Ebbin endorsers including former Senator and Alexandria Mayor Patsy Ticer, state Senator Chap Petersen (D- Fairfax), and Delegate Mark Sickles (D-Fairfax).