CHANTILLY, Va. -- Congressman Gerry Connolly today announced his endorsement of community leader Karrie Delaney to represent Virginia's 67th House District, which reaches from Chantilly and South Riding to Fair Lakes and Oakton.
"I am proud to endorse Karrie Delaney to represent Virginia's 67th House of Delegates District” stated Connolly. “Karrie is a proven leader in our community who has dedicated her life to public service and standing up for everyone who needs to be heard. I look forward to working with her to improve our school system, get more transportation dollars to ease traffic congestion, fight for equal rights, and help businesses create good-paying jobs for Northern Virginians."
“I am honored to have Congressman Connolly's support for my campaign” said Delaney. “Whether it is supporting our veterans, advocating for world class education for our children, or growing Northern Virginia's economy, Connolly’s commitment and service to the people of Virginia is admirable and inspirational. I look forward to working with him to bring real results to the people of Northern Virginia.”
Learn more about Karrie’s grassroots campaign on the website
Karrie started working at a group home for foster children - an experience where she learned how policy decisions can either serve or fail our most vulnerable. Later, as a crisis counselor, Karrie stood by women who were assaulted and raised awareness about the abuse of women around the world. When Karrie became a mother, she turned her focus towards local issues as Gov. McAuliffe's appointee to the Virginia Commission on Youth, as well as former Chair of Fairfax County Citizens Corps Council and the current Chair of Fairfax County Library Board of Trustees. She lives in Chantilly with her husband, Patrick, and their two children.