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21 Elected Officials & Community Leaders From Around VA-01 Endorse Qasim Rashid


“Together we will continue to build a movement of transparency and trust,” says Rashid

STAFFORD, VA – Today, 21 officials from eight Virginia localities spread across the First Congressional District announced support for Qasim Rashid’s campaign for Congress.

Rashid expressed gratitude for the strong showing of support. “I appreciate and respect every person on today’s list,” he said. “These are the leaders who best know how to advocate for the interests of the working families across the district. Together we will continue to build a movement of transparency and trust, and make Virginia an even better place to call home.”

The list includes:

Hanover County

Faye O. Prichard- Supervisor, Hanover County

John Hodges, Vice Mayor, Ashland

Daniel McGraw, Town Council, Ashland

James City

Jim Icenhour, Supervisor, Jamestown District

John McGlennon, Supervisor, Roberts District

Richard Bradshaw, Commissioner of the Revenue

Richmond County

Chairman John A. Brown, School Board, District 2

Caroline County

Reginald Underwood, Supervisor, Reed Church District

Calvin Taylor, School Board, Port Royal District

Floyd Thomas, Supervisor, Vice Chairman, Mattaponi District 

Stafford County

Sarah Chase, School Board, Falmouth District

ELizabeth Warner, School Board, Griffis-Widewater

Pam Yeung, School Board, Garrisonville District

Prince William County

Kenny Boddye, Board of Supervisor, Occoquan

Babur B. Lateef, M.D., School Board, Chairman At Large

Andrea O. Bailey, Board of Supervisor, Potomac District

Ann Wheeler, Board of Supervisor,

Lillie Jessie, School Board, Occoquan District

Adelle Jackson, School Board, Brentsville District

Spotsylvania County 

Baron P. Braswell, Chair, School Board, Battlefield District


John Gerlach, Candidate for City Council 2019

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