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13 General Assembly Members Endorse Qasim Rashid for Congress

This follows the recent endorsements of 21 local elected officials and community leaders on Monday

STAFFORD, VA – Today, 13 members of the General Assembly endorsed Qasim Rashid’s campaign for Congress in Virginia’s First Congressional District. The list includes:

  • Scott Surovell, SD 36
  • Jeremy McPike, SD 29
  • Sam Rasoul, HD 11
  • Joshua Cole, HD 28
  • Elizabeth Guzman, HD 31
  • Dan Helmer, HD 40
  • Mark Levine, HD 45
  • Hala Ayala, HD 51
  • Marcus Simon HD 53
  • Don Scott, HD 80
  • Suhas Subramanyam, HD 84
  • Alex Askew, HD 85
  • Jay Jones, HD 89

Rashid was grateful. “I’m grateful to have the support of so many friends and allies in the fight for a better Virginia,” he said. “United, we can close the distance between our promise and our potential.”

On Monday, Qasim Rashid was endorsed by 21 local elected officials and community leaders throughout the First District. 

Rashid will compete in the general election against independent Shawn Ponterio and incumbent Republican Congressman Rob Wittman on November 3.

Qasim Rashid is a human rights lawyer who has dedicated his life to supporting women who are survivors of domestic and sexual violence, and to serving children from vulnerable communities. Qasim is running to transform his advocacy into results for the working families of Virginia’s 1st District. He believes in service, leadership, and compassion through action. To learn more, please visit