Tom Hicks Endorses John Suddarth For Congress in VA's First District

January 21, 2018

With great appreciation and respect, I’m very pleased to announce Tom Hicks’ endorsement of my candidacy for the Democratic nomination for Congress in Virginia’s 1st District.  Tom decided to withdraw from the race due to personal and family commitments but he is still committed to a Democratic victory.  Tom has run his campaign with great sincerity and integrity.   He has demonstrated goodwill and Democratic values.  He has been an outstanding role model for me and the other candidates and has inspired Democrats across the district to get involved and make our erstwhile Republican district a viable opportunity for our party.

Tom’s Endorsement Announcement:

After thoughtful consideration of the experiences, backgrounds, and ideas of the remaining candidates seeking the Democratic nomination for Congress in Virginia 1st Congressional District, I have concluded that John Suddarth is the strongest, most credible and well-prepared candidate to defeat Republican Rob Wittman in 2018.  John’s education and training at the U.S. Military Academy (a.k.a. West Point), his experiences as a former Army officer, business executive, and small business owner, and his strong commitment to pursue policies that support working families make John the ideal Democratic nominee.

2018 is our year to make Democrats who support working families the majority in the House and the Senate. Let’s rally around John as our candidate to win Virginia’s first congressional district seat.”

Please join me in thanking Tom for his many efforts to secure and support a better life for all Americans.I look forward to working with him to elect a Democratic majority this fall.

John Suddarth

Congressional candidate, 

Virginia’s Historic First District

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