Home
ESD Logo

Updates & Special Events

Breaking News - Sept. 18, 2018

Today, Elaine Luria for Congress released internal polling showing Luria with an eight-point lead over Taylor: 51%-43%. The findings reflect Luria’s background as a Navy veteran and small business owner has resonated with voters while Taylor’s ongoing election fraud scandal has damaged him in the eye of constituents.

“While voters in the district have been bombarded by coverage of the election fraud scandal surrounding Congressman Scott Taylor, we have remained focused on sharing Elaine’s record of service to her country and community,” said Luria’s campaign manager Kathryn Sorenson. “This is a swing district and we are going to fight for every vote between now and Election Day.”

See the results: https://elaineforcongress.com/poll-memo/

Campaign Updates

Spread The Word

Never underestimate the influence you have in your community! Be sure to tweet, share and post about what is happening in the news and why you are excited to be a part of the #BlueWave

  • Sample 1: I'm supporting @ElaineLuriaVA because I know she'll fight for Virginia. Check out her new ad here.

  • Sample 2: Person-to-person politics is how we'll win this election. We love canvassing - come join us by signing up here.

  • Sample 3: If you believe that we need more integrity in our government, come join us canvassing for @ElaineLuriaVA! Sign up here.

 

Veterans Coalition for Elaine Luria

Please join our Veterans Coalition for Elaine! This will be a forum for veterans to show support, receive veteran-specific updates, and brainstorm best practices for outreach. Sign up here!

 

The Virginia Coordinated Campaign Office

The Virginia Coordinated Campaign Office will be opening in September, on Rte. 13 in Exmore. Stay tuned for details on canvassing and phone banking!

VA-02 Debates Update

Elaine Luria and Scott Taylor Debates

As you may know, Scott Taylor backed out of the televised debate on WHRO with Elaine Luria, citing "unfair press." He has now agreed to 3 small debates, none of which will be televised:

  • October 15 -- Chesapeake Bay Forum (7:00 to 8:45, with reception beforehand), sponsored by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation -- location and details to be determined. This will be a free event, and will be live-streamed to 3 locations, including the Eastern Shore.
  • October 23 -- Hampton Roads Chamber Luncheon -- location and details to be determined. Tickets $40.
  • October 30 -- Debate Luncheon (11:30 to 1:30) hosted by Virginia Beach Central Business District Association at Westin Virginia Beach Town Center, 4535 Commerce Street, Virginia Beach, moderated by Joel Rubin. Tickets $55 for non-members. You can purchase your tickets (individual or a table) for the VBCDA debate between Elaine Luria and Scott Taylor at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2018-cbda-october-political-debate-luncheon-tickets-49183748917