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Mark Warner Endorses VA-01 Nominee Qasim Rashid

9/4/2020

Qasim will never stop fighting for working families,” says Warner. 

STAFFORD, VA – Today Senator Mark Warner endorsed Qasim Rashid’s campaign for Congress in Virginia’s First Congressional District.

“I am proud to endorse Qasim Rashid and his campaign for Congress in Virginia’s First District,” said Senator Warner. “Qasim has dedicated his career to advocating for marginalized communities as a human rights attorney and fighting for economic equity in Virginia and nationwide. To pull through the COVID-19 pandemic, we need smart, strong, and compassionate leadership. Qasim will never stop fighting for working families, working to create good-paying jobs, and economic justice. 

“I’m proud to accept Senator Warner’s endorsement,” said Rashid. “He’s been an active voice on behalf of Virginians for more than 30 years. In elected office, he has provided a stellar model for bringing people together and getting things accomplished.”

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

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