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LCV Action Fund Congratulates Endorsed Virginia Candidates on Primary Election Victories

Jun 18, 2024

Washington, D.C. – The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) Action Fund congratulates Representative Gerry Connolly (VA-11) and U.S. House candidate Missy Cotter Smasal (VA-02) for their victories in tonight’s primary elections and U.S. Representatives Jennifer McClellan (VA-04) and Don Beyer (VA-08) for advancing to the general election in Virginia.

“Congratulations to Representatives Jennifer McClellan, Don Beyer, Gerry Connolly and to Missy Cotter Smasal on their victories tonight in Virginia!” said LCV Action Fund Senior Vice President for Government Affairs Tiernan Sittenfeld. “Summer has just started and Virginia communities are already experiencing a record-threatening and prolonged heat wave across the commonwealth. The climate crisis is here and that is why LCV Action Fund is thrilled to support climate champions like Representatives McClellan, Beyer, Connolly and Cotter Smasal who will always protect our communities, clean air and water, public lands and fight for a just and equitable clean energy future.”

All LCV Action Fund endorsed candidates can be found here.


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