Meet Edwin Santana – 1st CD Candidate

Meet Edwin Santana – 1st CD Candidate

http://santanaforcongress.com/

As a husband, father, and Marine I am unhappy about the direction this country has taken in recent years. We can and must do better.

During my time in the Marine Corps, I learned to place a premium on leadership. Every officer goes to The Basic School in Quantico, VA, which is considered one of the premier leadership schools in the world. It was from this cultural upbringing and professional development that my views of leadership were formed.

I’ve seen bad leadership, and I’ve experienced what truly good leadership …

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Meet Ryan Sawyers – 1st CD Candidate

Meet Ryan Sawyers – 1st CD Candidate

https://www.ryansawyers.com/

Ryan Sawyers is Chairman of the Prince William County School Board, the 2nd largest school system in Virginia and the 35th largest school system in the country. In 2015, he was the first Democrat in the county’s history to win the elected, county-wide Chairman’s seat. He is a husband, father, and small business owner.

Ryan ran on a platform of increasing teacher pay, reducing class sizes and teacher/counselor workloads, paid maternity leave for employees, and more funding from the Republican controlled Board of County Supervisors. During …

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Meet John Suddarth – 1st CD Candidate

Meet John Suddarth – 1st CD Candidate

https://www.suddarthforcongress.com/

John Suddarth – Army veteran, accomplished businessman, and active community leader – is seeking the Democratic nomination to run for Congress from the First District.

No stranger to the First Congressional District, John is a native of Prince William County, grew up in Cherry Hill and graduated from Gar-Field Senior High School. He is a longtime resident of Hanover County where he lives with his wife of 33 years Sigrid.  They have two grown sons.

A graduate of West Point, John earned a Bachelor of Science degree …

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Meet Vangie Williams – 1st CD Candidate

Meet Vangie Williams – 1st CD Candidate

https://www.vangieforcongress.com/

With family roots reaching back over 300 years in Virginia, King George’s Lavangelene Aereka Williams (Vangie) is a self-made woman who has overcome insurmountable odds in her life to be where she is today. Vangie currently works full time with Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) as a Strategic Planner/Senior Project Control Principal tackling some of the most complex projects for government agencies and private companies.  Vangie is also currently in the process of completing her Doctorate in Business Administration.

Vangie’s young life and experiences …

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