Senator Chap Petersen Endorses Karrie Delaney for Virginia's 67th House District

Momentum Continues to Build in Final 19 Days Before Primary

CHANTILLY, Va. -- Community leader Karrie Delaney today earned the endorsement of Senator Chap Petersen to represent Virginia's 67th House District, which stretches from Chantilly and South Riding to Fair Lakes and Oakton.

“As a former crisis counselor and current Chair of the Fairfax County Library Board of Trustees, Karrie has a unique background suited to join me in standing up and fighting for the people of Northern Virginia,” said Senator Petersen. “I trust Karrie will do what is right for Virginia's 67th District, and I look forward to serving with her and fighting for our fair share of education funding, comprehensive transportation reform, and economic development for our community.”

“I am honored to have Chap’s support for my campaign," said Delaney. "He has done a tremendous job representing the people of Northern Virginia. Whether he is advocating for our veterans, seniors, students, or workers, Chap is a proven fighter for the families he serves. I look forward to working with him to provide real results for the people of Northern Virginia.”

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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.