November 20, 2023 News & Press Releases

DPVA Chairwoman Swecker on Passing of Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter

by Democratic Party of Virginia

RICHMOND, VA – Today, Democratic Party of Virginia Chairwoman Susan Swecker released the following statement after the passing of former first lady Rosalynn Carter:

“The Democratic Party of Virginia joins America in mourning the loss of former First Lady, Rosalynn Carter. Mrs. Carter dedicated her life to public service through her work to end the stigma of mental illness, ensuring women were treated equally under the law, and, later in life, promoting world peace and improving global health. Mrs. Carter was an advocate that touched countless lives both in the United States and around the world. We are a better country and planet because of Rosalynn Carter.”