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April 25, 2017 / Press

Northam Campaign Makes First Ad Buy of the Primary

Today, the Northam campaign announced it made the first ad buy of the primary season. The inaugural ad, entitled “Making Progress Every Day” will air in sixty and thirty second iterations as part of a substantial, six-figure buy across Virginia. Read post
April 24, 2017 / Press

Northam Calls For A Phase Out Of The State Grocery Sales Tax On Low-Income Virginians

Today, Lieutenant Governor Northam called for phasing out the regressive nature of the state grocery sales tax in Virginia. The Lt. Governor is calling for this change in policy as part of a broader look at tax reform in the commonwealth. Read post
April 20, 2017 / Press

LiUNA Endorses Ralph Northam for Virginia Governor

In a press conference Thursday, LiUNA (Laborers' International Union of North America) announced their endorsement of Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam as their choice in the Virginia governor’s race. Read post
April 20, 2017 / Press

Northam for Governor Releases “Haley” Video

This week, the Northam for Governor campaign released “Haley”, an online video featuring Lisa Smith, whose daughter Haley is a patient of the lieutenant governor’s pediatric neurology practice. Read post
April 19, 2017 / Press

Northam Calls For Dark Money Disclosure Law

Today, Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam called for a new law to require dark money groups, regardless of their tax status, to disclose their contributors if they spend money to influence Virginia’s elections. Read post
April 19, 2017 / Press

Northam Campaign Announces Rural Virginia Endorsements

Today, the Northam for Governor campaign announced the endorsements of local leaders and elected officials from across the Commonwealth’s rural communities, who are behind Governor Ralph Northam’s vision for the Commonwealth. Read post
April 18, 2017 / Press

Northam Makes Southwest Virginia Swing

Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam visited Tazewell, Lebanon, and Castlewood as part of a campaign swing through southwest Virginia. At each of the stops, Northam met with Virginians to discuss his vision for a Commonwealth with opportunity for every Virginian, no matter who you are, no matter where you live. Read post
April 17, 2017 / Press

New Poll Shows Double Digit Lead for Northam

Ralph Northam remains in strong position heading into the final two months of the campaign with a new PPP poll of primary voters showing a 42-28 and double the cash on hand of Tom Perriello. Read post
April 14, 2017 / Press

Northam Campaign Announces “Women for Northam” Coalition

Today, the Northam for Governor campaign announced the launch of “Women for Northam”, a coalition of women across the Commonwealth who are behind Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam’s vision of a Commonwealth with opportunity for every Virginian, no matter who you are, no matter where you are. Read post
April 13, 2017 / Press

Northam Condemns Trump’s Move to “Roll Back” Women’s Healthcare

As governor, I’ll continue to defend every woman’s right to choose their provider and to keep their personal health decisions just that: personal. Read post
April 13, 2017 / Press

Northam doubles Perriello Cash on Hand; Raises More Per Day and Blows Away Opponents In Grassroots Fundraising

Yesterday, Ed Gillespie announced he had less cash on hand than Ralph Northam and had raised less over the course of the entire election. Today, Tom Perriello announced that with two months to go in the primary, he has half the cash on hand as Ralph Northam. Read post
April 10, 2017 / Press

Northam Raises Nearly $1,500,000, From 12,119 Donors, In Just 46 Days; Has $3.32 Million On Hand

Northam has raised $5.38 million for the cycle from nearly 45,000 individual contributions with 92% being under $100 or less, and more than 85% coming from Virginians. Read post
April 7, 2017 / Press

Northam for Governor Releases “Leslie” Video

Today, the Northam for Governor campaign released “Leslie”, an online video featuring Leslie Cramer, an organizer of the Roanoke Women’s March. Read post
April 7, 2017 / Press

Northam, Perriello Campaigns Announce Joint Appearance and Debate Schedule

Today, April 7, the gubernatorial campaigns of Lt. Governor Ralph Northam and former Congressman Tom Perriello are announcing a schedule of five debates and three joint appearances during the Democratic primary. Read post
April 6, 2017 / Press

Northam, NARAL Pro-Choice Virginia Slam Gillespie’s Extreme Anti-Choice Position

This week, Republican gubernatorial candidate Ed Gillespie made the extreme anti-choice statement that he would like to see abortion “banned.” This afternoon, Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam toured Annandale Women’s & Family Center. Read post
April 6, 2017 / Press

Northam Campaign Responds To Gillespie’s Ethics Hypocrisy

Today, the biggest gator in the Swamp, Ed Gillespie, released an ethics proposal full of promises his own party has routinely rejected in the Virginia state legislature. Read post
April 4, 2017 / Press

Virginians Know Best: Northam Earns Broad Support From Virginia Democrats

Northam for Governor released the following statement from Communications Director, David Turner on the broad support for Lieutenant Governor Northam from local leaders across Virginia. Read post
April 1, 2017 / Press

STATEMENT: Northam Proudly Accepts Virginia Education Association Endorsement

Today, Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam accepted the endorsement of the Virginia Education Association, representing more than 50,000 educators, at the group’s annual convention in Roanoke. Read post
March 30, 2017 / Press

Ralph Northam Unveils Education Policy Platform

Today, Ralph Northam unveiled his education policy platform to make quality education available for all Virginians, no matter who they are, no matter where they are. Read post
March 27, 2017 / Press

Northam Reups Call to Expand Medicaid in the Commonwealth

Today, Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam re-upped his call to expand Medicaid in the Commonwealth following Friday’s failure by House Republicans to hold a vote on their effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act. Read post
March 25, 2017 / Press

Northam for Governor Response to First Attack Ad of the Primary from Perriello Team

Yesterday, Tom Perriello’s press secretary shared the first attack ad of the primary, a web video distributed by a suspicious Twitter account attacking Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam. Read post
March 24, 2017 / Press

Progressive Emerging Leaders and LGBT Activists Backs Ralph Northam for Governor

Today, a progressive coalition of leaders across Virginia endorsed Ralph Northam’s candidacy for governor. Read post
March 24, 2017 / Press

Northam Celebrates House Republicans Pulling Down Vote to Repeal the Affordable Care Act

By pulling down today’s vote, House Republicans signal they are joining the rest of the country in agreeing that the better way to cover more patients, for less money is to build on the Affordable Care Act’s progress. Read post
March 24, 2017 / Press

Ralph Northam Unveils Environmental Policy Platform

Today, Ralph Northam unveiled his environmental policy platform to keep Virginians healthy and make our communities great places to live. Read post
March 23, 2017 / Press

Northam for Governor on Ed Gillespie’s “Good Relationship” with Trump Administration

Cozying up to the president might be good business for Ed the recovering lobbyist, but it’s bad business for Virginians. Read post
March 23, 2017 / Press

Northam for Governor Releases “Kia” Video

Today, the Northam for Governor campaign released “Kia”, an online video featuring Kia Hamel, the mother of one of Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam’s pediatric neurology patients. Read post
March 16, 2017 / Press

Northam For Governor Responds To Ed Gillespie’s Trump Tax Plan

Virginians have seen these types of irresponsible tax plans before from D.C. Republicans. It seems like Ed's spent too much time with lobbyists on K Street and CEOs on Wall Street, because his Trump-esque tax plan was inspired by a Koch Brothers-funded group. Read post
March 15, 2017 / Press

Ralph Northam Shares Vision for “Stronger Families”, Gender Equality in the Commonwealth

Today, Lieutenant Governor Northam unveiled a policy for working families in the Commonwealth, including proposals to address equal pay, paid family leave, and childcare affordability. Read post
March 10, 2017 / Press

Ralph Northam Calls for Reinstatement of Virginia “One Gun A Month” Policy

Today, Lieutenant Governor Northam called for the reinstatement of Virginia’s one gun a month policy, which prohibits the purchase of more than one gun per person in any 30-day period. Read post
March 7, 2017 / Press

Northam Slams GOP’s “Despicable Effort” to End Private Abortion Coverage

This is a despicable effort to bar women from accessing the quality, affordable healthcare. Rolling back the clock on Roe v. Wade will have real-life, adverse effects on women’s health outcomes across the board. Read post
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