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Sister District: An Evening with Joe Simitian and Cheryl Turpin, VA-7

July 28, 2019

When: Sunday, July 28, 2019, 4:00 – 7:00pm
Where: San Mateo*
Special speakers: Santa Clara Board of Supervisors President and Former California State Senator Joe Simitian and Cheryl Turpin, Candidate for Virginia State Senate, District 7 (Virginia Beach)
Join us for appetizers and drinks, and listen to Joe Simitian interview Cheryl Turpin on her race for the Virginia State Senate District 7 seat. Cheryl will join us via Skype.

For those of you who were at our fundraiser with Joe last Spring when he told us about his trip in early 2018 to meet and try to understand some Trump voters who had voted for Obama, you know he is a wonderful speaker with innumerable stories and observations of people and politics arising from his decades as a tireless public servant.

Cheryl Turpin, who has been a (beloved) high school science teacher for decades, is also great fun to listen to: down to earth, determined and whip smart. So this will be a great conversation. Sister District CA Peninsula supported Cheryl in her successful 2017 race to flip her Virginia Beach House of Delegates seat blue (the only Trump-voting Virginia House of Delegate district to be flipped blue in 2017). She won by just 389 votes. Now Cheryl’s running for her State Senate seat. If she wins, it is likely Democrats will flip the Virginia Senate blue. Virginia District 7 is majority Republican, however, so this will be a very tough race, and Cheryl needs lots of support to turn out Democrats and Independents in this district.

That’s where you and Sister District come in…with your early support now, Cheryl and her staff can invest for the greatest impact.

$50pp entry donation requested. RSVP Here.

Donations over $50pp by attendees, and all donations by non-attendees, will be matched up to $3500.

Bring your friends and family…it should be great evening!

*address and donation link will be provided upon rsvp

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