Virginia Chapter of the

National Organization for Women

Endorsed Candidates

Virginia NOW Endorsed Candidates

Virginia NOW is proud to endorse and support strong pro-woman candidates for office who will represent our values.  We know we can count on the following candidates to stand up for women and the many attacks against her civil liberties during legislative sessions; also to continue to protect a woman's right to choose, to improve Virginians' access to medicare, the ACA, and to protect both medical and internet privacy in the digital age.

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To find out more about applying for a Virginia NOW endorsement, contact our President at president@vanow.org.  Thank you.

2017 Endorsements

Virginia NOW is building a statewide movement to increase women's representation at all levels of office. Help us continue breaking down barriers and fighting for women and families.

During this election year, we see the dire need for more of us to take a step forward and empower women running for office. Support our statewide campaign to recruit, empower, and endorse women candidates as well as endorse the men who represent us!

NOW 2017 Political Banners Ralph Northam web

Ralph Northam
Won Primary

NOW 2017 Political Banners Mark Herring web

Mark Herring
Attorney General
Won Primary

VA NOW Endorses Hala Ayala

Hala Ayala
Delegate for District 51
Won Primary

NOW 2017 Political Banners Josh King web

Josh King
Lost Primary

VA NOW Endorses Angela Lynn

Angela Lynn
Delegate for District 25
Won Primary

John Bell

John Bell
Delegate for District 87
Won Primary

NOW 2017 Political Banners Michele Edwards web

Michele Edwards
Delegate for District 20

NOW 2017 Political Banners Josh Cole

Josh Cole
Delegate for District 28

NOW 2017 Political Banners Kelly Fowler web

Kelly Fowler
Delegate for District 21

2016 Endorsements

Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton
Presidential Candidate
NOW PAC Endorsed

eileen bedell

Eileen Bedell
Congressional Candidate, 7th District
Virginia NOW PAC Vetted
NOW PAC Endorsed

kai degner

Kai Degner
Congressional Candidate,
6th District
Virginia NOW PAC Vetted
NOW PAC Endorsed

2015 Endorsements

Virginia House of Delegate Endorsements

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julie jakopic

Julie Jakopic, 45th Delegate District
Alexandria, Arlington, Fairfax Counties
(Lost the Primary)

Jennifer Boysko, 86th Delegate District
Fairfax and Loudoun Counties

 Angela Lynn Headshot

Angela Lynn, 25th Delegate District
Abermarle, Augusta, Rockingham Counties


Sara Townsend, 31st Delegate District
Southern Fauquier and Prince William Counties


Don Shaw, 13th Delegate District
Prince William County, Manassas Park City


Kathleen Murphy*, 34th Delegate District
McLean Virginia, including Loudoun and Fairfax Counties

Joshua King, 2nd District
Prince William and Stafford counties

Sam Rasoul*, 11th District
Roanoke City

Laurie Buchwald
, 12th District
Montgomery, Giles, and Pulaski Counties; Radford City

Susan Hippen, 21st District
Virginia Beach City, Chesapeake City

Ellen Arthur, 24th District
Rockbridge, Amherst, August, Bath Counties; Lexington City

Kandy Hilliard, 28th District
Stafford County, Fredericksburg City

Elizabeth Miller, 32nd District
Loudoun County

Kaye Kory*, 38th District
Fairfax County

Vivian Watts*, 39th District
Fairfax County

Eileen Filler-Corn*, 41st District
Fairfax County

Mark Sickles*, 43rd District
Fairfax County

Charniele Herring*, 46th District
Alexandria City

Patrick Hope*, 47th District
Arlington County

Alfonso Lopez*, 49th District
Arlington and Fairfax Counties

Toni Radler, 56th District
Hanover, Caroline, Spotsylvania Counties

David Toscano*, 56th District
Charlottesville City, Albemarle County

Lashrecse Aird, 63rd District
Petersburg and Hopewell Cities; Dinwiddie,
Chesterfield, Prince George Counties

Betsy Carr*, 69th District
Richmond City, Chesterfield County

Delores McQuinn*, 70th District
Henrico and Chesterfield Cities, Richmond City

Jennifer McClellan*, 71st District
Richmond City, Henrico County

Roslyn Tyler*, 75th District
Brunswick, Southampton, Greensville, Dinwiddie, Sussex, Lunenberg,
Isle of Wight, Surry counties; Emporia and Franklin Cities

Lionel Spruill*, 77th District
Chesapeake and Suffolk Cities

John Bell, 87th District
Loudoun and Prince William Counties

Daun Hester*, 89th District
Norfolk City

Jeion Ward*, 92nd District
Hampton City

Shelly Simonds, 94th District
Newport News City

2015 Endorsements

Virginia Senate Endorsements

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Emily Francis

Emily Francis, 10th Senate District
Richmond, Chesterfield, Powhatan Counties
(Lost the Primary)

Mamie Locke*, 2nd District
Hampton, Newport News, Portsmouth Cities; York County

Donald McEachin*, 9th District
Henrico, Hanover, Charles City Counties; Richmond City

Deborah Repp, 12th District
Henrico and Hanover Counties

Jill McCabe, 13th District
Loudoun and Prince William Counties

Roslyn Dance*, 16th District
Chesterfield, Prince George, Dinwiddie Counties; Richmond, Petersburg, Hopewell cities

Louise Lucas*, 18th District
Portsmouth, Suffolk, Chesapeake, Emporia, Franklin cities; Southampton, Sussex, Isle of Wight, Greensville, Surry, Brunswick Counties

Kim Adkins, 20th District
Henry, Halifax, Patrick, Pittsylvania, Carroll, Franklin Counties; Danville, Martinsville, Galax cities

April Moore, 26th District
Shenandoah, Rockingham, Warren, Page, Rappahannock counties: Harrisonburg City

Jeremy McPike, 29th District
Prince William County, Manassas City, Manassas Park City

Adam Ebbin*, 30th District
Alexandria City, Fairfax and Arlington Counties

Barbara Favola*, 31st District
Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun Counties

Janet Howell*, 32nd District
Fairfax and Arlington Counties

Jennifer Wexton*, 33rd District
Loudoun and Fairfax Counties

Scott Surovell*, 36th District
Prince William, Fairfax, Stafford Counties

George Barker*, 39th District
Fairfax and Prince William Counties; Alexandria city

 2015 Endorsements

Endorsed Candidates in Other Races


Sheriff Stacey Kinaid*
Fairfax County, Fairfax Virginia

Katie Cristol, Arlington County Board

Rick Smith, Prince William County, BOS

Bettina Lawton, Clerk of Court, Fairfax County

Janet Oleszek, Supervisor, Braddock District, Fairfax County