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Matt Rowe, Chair of the VA-01 Democratic Committee, Endorses Qasim Rashid

Rowe: “His passion to serve is immense and desperately needed in times like these.”

STAFFORD, VA – Today, Qasim Rashid, Democratic nominee for VA-01, has been endorsed by Chair of the 1st Congressional District Democratic Committee Matt Rowe.

“Since he announced his run many months ago, Qasim has continuously reached out and spoken with folks across our district about the issues that affect their lives,” said Rowe. “His passion to serve is immense and desperately needed in times like these. The people of the First District deserve a congressman that understands the challenges that folks face in our diverse district.”

“I’m grateful for Chairman Rowe’s endorsement,” said Rashid. “As a human rights attorney, I fight every day to represent the diverse experiences within the First District. I’m honored to have Matt’s support and I’m inspired by his leadership in the community.”

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