Sam Rasoul

Roanoke, VAWSET

Delegate Sam Rasoul falls short in Lt. Governor's race

ROANOKE, Va. (WSET) — The road to a higher office is over for a local politician. Democratic Del. Sam Rasoul conceded to Del. Hala Ayala in the race for Lieutenant Governor. Tuesday night, Rasoul says he's thankful. He says the election took a different turn, but he's grateful for the many people who supported and helped him throughout his campaign for lieutenant governor.
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Roanoke, VAWSLS

WATCH: Sam Rasoul delivers speech to supporters in Roanoke

ROANOKE, Va, – Sam Rasoul gave a speech to his supporters live in Roanoke. He failed to garner enough votes to secure the Democratic nomination for Virginia’s Lt. Gov., ultimately falling to Hala Ayala. The Roanoke Valley native held a primary election watch party at Twisted Track Brewpub in Downtown...
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PoliticsAugusta Free Press

Sam Rasoul statement on loss in lieutenant governor primary

News, press releases, letters to the editor: Roanoke Del. Sam Rasoul offered congratulations to Northern Virginia Del. Haya Ayala on her victory in the Democratic Party lieutenant governor race Tuesday night. Ayala was at 37.1 percent in the seven-candidate race at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday. Rasoul was polling in second...
Waynesboro, VADaily News-Record

Vote For Sam Rasoul

Early voting ended Saturday in the Democratic primary. You can now vote in person on election day, Tuesday. Virginia Democratic primaries are open to anyone and you don’t have to belong to the party to vote in their primary. I was proudly Waynesboro’s first 2021 primary voter, casting my ballot for Sam Rasoul for lieutenant governor.

Your View: SW, rural Va. needs economic, educational advocate like Del. Sam Rasoul for lt. governor

In the last few decades, we’ve watched representation of Southwest Virginia continually shrink at the state and federal levels. It’s crucial that we elect someone to statewide office who understands the issues facing Southwest, especially as we move forward with redistricting next year. That’s why I’m supporting Del. Sam Rasoul for lieutenant governor this Tuesday, June 8th.
Delaware StateDaily Progress

TV station apologizes for anti-Muslim debate question directed at Del. Sam Rasoul

RICHMOND — Washington-area TV station ABC7-WJLA apologized for an anti-Muslim question one of its anchors addressed to a candidate during a televised debate Tuesday. “During an important, relevant exchange related to campaign finance during the debate, our anchor, Dave Lucas, asked an inappropriate and disrespectful question to Delegate Sam Rasoul,” Bill Fanshawe, senior vice president at Sinclair Broadcast Group, emailed to the Council on American-Islamic Relations, a civil rights organization.
ElectionsDaily News-Record

Vote Sam Rasoul On June 8

Truth, love and grit: These are three key words for his campaign. The recent Washington Post endorsement of his candidacy says he “has guts.” His Marshall Plan for Moms is a central part of his platform. He has a proven record of standing up in Richmond for everyday Virginians, our environment, and our families. If nominated as the Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor of the commonwealth of Virginia, he would be the only statewide candidate who lives in the western half of our great state.
EducationAugusta Free Press

AAPI advocates May Nivar, Eric Lin endorse Del. Sam Rasoul for lieutenant governor

News, press releases, letters to the editor: Del. Sam Rasoul, a candidate for the Democratic Party nomination for lieutenant governor, announced this week endorsements from leading Virginia AAPI community advocates May Nivar and Eric Lin. “Near or far and for many years, Sam has shown up for the people...
Delaware StateNBC 29 News

Del. Sam Rasoul visits Charlottesville as he campaigns for lieutenant governor

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - Delegate Sam Rasoul says he’s running for lieutenant governor to boost universal healthcare and expand broadband access in the commonwealth. “The main thing we need to be doing is ensuring that people are recovering well during and after this pandemic and restoring trust in these institutions again,” Rasoul said.
Delaware StateAugusta Free Press

Harrisonburg officials endorse Del. Sam Rasoul for lieutenant governor

News, press releases, letters to the editor: Del. Sam Rasoul has received the endorsements of Harrisonburg Vice Mayor Sal Romero and Harrisonburg City Council Member Laura Dent. Rasoul has also been endorsed by current mayor of Harrisonburg, Deanna Reed, and former mayors Joe Fitzgerald and Kai Degner. “I am...
Delaware StateAugusta Free Press

Del. Kathy Tran endorses Del. Sam Rasoul for lieutenant governor

News, press releases, letters to the editor: Sam Rasoul has received the endorsement of Del. Kathy Tran in his bid for lieutenant governor. Del. Tran has represented the 42nd District, located in Fairfax County, in the House of Delegates since 2018. “During his eight years in the House of...