L. Kaye Kory
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Incumbent Democratic Delegate Kaye Kory has been a member of the House of Delegates since 2010. She has been an active leader in many community groups such as the Annandale Chamber of Commerce, the Virginia League of Conservation Voters, the NAACP, and the Fairfax County Democratic Committee.

Delegate Kory is a strong supporter of reproductive rights, including abortion access. She successfully sponsored legislation to require prisons to provide menstrual products to incarcerated women at no charge. She also supports ratifying the Equal Rights Amendment.

Delegate Kory was a strong proponent of Medicaid Expansion to ensure that everyone can get the health care they need without worrying about the bill coming afterwards. She also supports increasing teacher pay, investing in our schools, gun violence prevention, and employment and housing non-discrimination for the LGBTQIA+ community.

She is running unopposed and she is the more progressive choice in this race.

Senate District 038

State Senator

No Good Choices

Ben Chafin is the incumbent Republican State Senator in Senate District 38. Senator Chafin is a conservative and was first elected to the chamber in a special election in 2014. He is a beef cattle farmer and an attorney with a local practice. He received a 0% on NARAL Pro-Choice Virginia’s 2018 Legislative scorecard due to his history of supporting attacks on reproductive rights. He voted against same-sex marriage and commonsense gun laws. He ultimately voted to expand Medicaid in Virginia after years of opposition but voted against raising Virginia’s minimum wage.

His independent opponent, George McCall III, worked as an executive chairman of a local community bank and as a beef cattle farmer. He graduated from the University of Richmond in 1978. He is anti-choice, pro-gun, and supports the Trump agenda. He is Chairman of the Board of Trustees for Clinch Valley Medical Center and the Richlands Little League Baseball Treasurer.

There is no progressive option in this race. We encourage you to write in a candidate of your choice. Regardless, get out and vote. Please remember that there are other races that will be on the ballot.

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