September 9, 2016 News & Press Releases · Press Releases and Announcements

DPVA Statement on the Richmond Democratic Committee’s Endorsement of Levar Stoney for Mayor

by Democratic Party of Virginia

Democratic Party of Virginia (DPVA) Chairwoman Susan Swecker released the following statement in support of the Richmond Democratic Committee's endorsement of Levar Stoney:

"Levar Stoney has the fresh vision and experience needed to lead Richmond into a new chapter in our city’s history. Levar is a principled Democrat with a long history of advocating for restorative justice and progressive values that would be the hallmark of a new Richmond. The overwhelming support for Levar within the Richmond Democratic Committee speaks volumes about his commitment to fighting for the people of Richmond.

“I've had the privilege of knowing Levar Stoney for more than a decade while he has held multiple leadership roles, including Executive Director at the Democratic Party of Virginia. He had the respect of his peers, elected officials, activists and members of the community. When there was an problem, he rolled up his sleeves and worked diligently to find solutions. Levar brings unparalleled passion and work ethic to every project and person he meets.

“DPVA echoes the Richmond Democratic Committee's confidence in Levar's ability to usher in a new and prosperous Richmond."