"I am so excited to endorse Delegate Ayala's historic candidacy for Lieutenant Governor,” said Delegate Krizek. “I have worked closely with Hala during her four years in the General Assembly and she has been a central part of our Majority's greatest accomplishments. While I will miss her in the House of Delegates, I know that she will serve our Commonwealth with compassion and integrity as Lieutenant Governor. I hope you will join me in supporting Delegate Ayala."
“I support Hala Ayala For Lieutenant Governor,” said Toscano. “She is a member of the Virginia Legislative Black Caucus and cyber security expert. Hala understands the role of the Lieutenant Governor. She is collaborative in her approach, a quality that we in need in that job. When you work closely with people in elective office, you learn who has the temperament, skills and integrity to do the job. Hala is that person.”
"I am proud to endorse Delegate Hala Ayala for Lieutenant Governor of Virginia. We need more leaders like Hala in Richmond," said Senator Janet Howell. "It is so crucial to have elected officials who understand the importance of national and cyber security on the state level and how it impacts our Commonwealth. Hala will use her cyber security expertise and decade plus of activism to build coalitions and get things done. I hope you’ll join me in supporting Delegate Hala Ayala for Lieutenant Governor.”
"Virginia's List is proud to support Delegate Ayala's historic candidacy for Lieutenant Governor," said Julie Jakopic, Chair of Virginia's List. "Delegate Ayala has been a champion for women and families throughout her time in office. She has been a support system and mentor to so many women in our Commonwealth who make the brave choice to run for office and make change in their communities."
Women of Color Coalition is pleased to announce our formal endorsement of Hala Ayala for Lt. Governor of Virginia. Delegate Ayala has been a proven and effective leader in Virginia's state legislature fighting for policies that better the lives of women of color and their families. Delegate Ayala understands the struggles many working mothers face, and we have no doubt her lived experiences will help keep her connected to everyday Virginians.
“I am proud to endorse Hala Ayala for Lieutenant Governor,” said County Board Chair Matt de Ferranti. “I met Hala when she was first running for the House of Delegates in 2017. Her advocacy for Medicaid expansion based on her own experience fighting for her son made an immediate impression. In 2019, I hosted an event here in Arlington for Hala when she ran for re-election: she is deeply committed to equity, real, hard-working, and inspiring. I endorse her wholeheartedly as the right choice in this election and the right person to move Virginia forward."
“I am proud to endorse Delegate Hala Ayala For Lieutenant Governor,” said Senator McPike. “I have seen firsthand Hala’s ability to build coalitions and pass meaningful legislation that betters our Commonwealth. She understands the importance of policy that considers equity and justice. She has served her district well and I know she would continue this work as Lieutenant Governor. I hope you will join me in supporting her candidacy.”
"I have worked closely with Delegate Ayala during our time as colleagues in the General Assembly and I am so excited to endorse her candidacy for Lieutenant Governor,” said Delegate Betsy Carr. “Delegate Ayala knows first hand how to build bridges and pass meaningful legislation that impacts people's lives for the better. I know she'll continue this work as Lieutenant Governor and I hope you'll join me in supporting her."
“The daughter of an immigrant, a single mom, and a dedicated Virginian invested in the wellbeing of her community, EMILY’s List is confident Hala Ayala is the right person to advocate for Virginia families as lieutenant governor,” said Emily Cain, EMILY’s List Executive Director.
“We’re proud to support Delegate Ayala in her historic candidacy for lieutenant governor because she is a proven leader who embodies the type of leadership that makes government work for the people. She has been an effective leader in the House of Delegates, and if elected lieutenant governor, she’ll expand her bold vision for a prosperous Virginia centered on creating opportunities for all,” said Nathalie Rayes, Latino Victory Fund president & CEO.