Virginia Education Association Endorses Delegate Lopez for Re-election
Cites Lopez’s steadfast commitment to teachers and public education
ARLINGTON, Va. – The Virginia Education Association (VEA) has endorsed Delegate Alfonso Lopez (D-Arlington) for re-election in the 49th District. The VEA is a statewide organization representing more than 50,000 teachers and school support professionals. For over 50 years, the VEA has worked for the betterment of public education in Virginia.
“Over the past six years, Delegate Lopez has been a passionate and reliable ally for teachers, education support professionals, and public schools in the General Assembly,” said VEA President Jim Livingston. “With public education at a critical point in Virginia, we need more members like Delegate Lopez who will work tirelessly to improve public education and ensure that our educators and students have the resources they need to succeed. We look forward to working with him in the House of Delegates for many years to come.”
“Virginia’s teachers and education support professionals are the backbone of our public schools. I’m honored to receive their endorsement for my re-election,” said Delegate Lopez. “I look forward to continuing our work together in Richmond and strengthening our public education system for the next generation of Virginians preparing to enter a new Virginia economy.”
In 2012, Delegate Lopez was named the Virginia Education Association’s Rookie of the Year. He has earned a perfect score for his voting record from the Virginia Education Association every year that he has been a member of the House of Delegates.
Delegate Alfonso Lopez represents Virginia’s 49th District in the House of Delegates, which includes parts of South Arlington and Eastern Fairfax County.