Midlothian, Virginia – Today, Tina Ramirez announces her first round of local endorsements from inside Virginia’s 7th Congressional District. These local elected officials, community leaders, and conservative activists represent the grassroots momentum that Tina Ramirez has experienced since announcing her run for Congress.
Neil Spoonhower – Goochland County Board of Supervisors
Chris Winslow – Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors
Debbie Bailey – Chairman, Chesterfield County School Board
Kirk Twigg – Spotsylvania School Board
Carey Allen – Chesterfield Soil and Water District Director and Vice-Chair of the Chesterfield County Republican Committee
Chuck Fadus – Midlothian Magisterial District Chairman
Patrick Regan – Former Treasurer, Chesterfield County Republican Committee
Phil Scott – Candidate for Spotsylvania School Board
Jerry Baldwin – Former Past Chairman, Chesterfield County Republican Committee
Tammy Ridout – Former Candidate for Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors
Thomas Glessner – Spotsylvania County – President of National Institute of Family and Life Advocates
Dr. Ben Howerton – Henrico County – Chair of First Freedom Council
“I’m humbled and honored to have large local support from leaders across the district. Since the beginning of this race, I have made it a priority to run a campaign fueled by local resources and conservative activists inside the 7th Congressional District, not DC politicians and lobbyists,” said Tina Ramirez. “These endorsements show grassroots momentum that will ultimately lead to victory against Abigail Spanberger in the fall.”
Tina Ramirez grew up in rural Powhatan County, Virginia. Tina has 20 years of experience as a public school teacher, foreign policy expert, and authority on international human rights law and religious freedom. Before starting Hardwired Global, Tina worked for the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, where she developed policy recommendations to protect persecuted communities in Sudan, Iraq, Turkey, Georgia, and Cuba. While working for the U.S. Congress, she founded the bi-partisan International Religious Freedom Caucus. Her intent and major accomplishment was re-directing U.S. policy so that religious freedom was prioritized when dealing with foreign governments. Tina has traveled to over 30 countries in the course of her work and has written and spoken extensively, including before the United Nations and the African Union, and testified before the U.S. Congress. Tina and her 4-year-old daughter, Abigail, live in the Richmond suburbs.