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Press Release: Michele Edwards, challenging Dickie Bell in the 20th district, receives 7th major endorsement

For Immediate Release October 17, 2017
Contact: Julie Scofield  |  | 301-455-2558

Michele Edwards, candidate for the House of Delegates from the 20th district, has been endorsed by the National Association of Social Workers - Virginia Chapter. This is the seventh endorsement of her candidacy by major organizations.

The National Association of Social Workers stressed Edwards’ commitment to, “the well-being of individuals and families” in her community. They also lauded Edwards for her, “attention to issues that affect professional social workers.”

The National Association of Social Workers’ areas of importance are, “access to affordable healthcare, protection of civil rights, and accessibility to social services.”

Edwards’ priorities are to:

  • Collaborate with all people in the House of Delegates, regardless of party affiliation
  • Defend property rights and our environment
  • Ensure full-funding of public education
  • Establish a living wage, appropriate to each locality in the Commonwealth
  • Find solutions to ensure affordable healthcare for all Virginians
  • Promote responsible gun ownership
  • Protect the rights and dignity of all people, regardless of age, race, gender, sexual orientation, or national origin
  • Support local businesses and attract new ones

Edwards is running a strong campaign to stand up for the needs of working families. She will be a new voice for the District and the Commonwealth in Richmond.

Committee to Elect Michele Edwards
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