DGA Statement on Sergio de la Peña’s Decision to Enter the Virginia Governor’s Race

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DGA Executive Director Noam Lee released the following statement after Republican Sergio de la Peña announced his candidacy in Virginia’s race for governor:
“The last thing Virginia needs is another Trump loyalist running for governor. Like Amanda Chase and Kirk Cox, Sergio de la Peña fully supports Donald Trump’s divisive agenda, which poses a dangerous threat to democracy and goes against Virginians’ values.

“De la Peña’s entrance to the race is a reflection of how weak the already existing candidate pool is. No matter who gets the nomination, Virginia Republicans will be stuck with someone who wholeheartedly embraces Donald Trump’s agenda.”