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Beyond Arlington: Tanya Boone for Congress in 2018!

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2344 S. Pierce St.

Arlington, VA 22202

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Wouldn’t it have been cool to have been there when Hillary Clinton, Maxine Waters, Elizabeth Warren, or Kamala Harris were just getting their political careers off the ground? To be a part of the energy, excitement, and hope that they brought with them? Well, we have that opportunity now! Former Arlingtonian, Tanya Boone has filed her candidacy for New York's 21st Congressional district!

This is very flippable district in 2018, and Democrat Tanya Boone is the woman who can do it! A union organizer at heart, Boone will take her fight for working families to Washington, advocating for:

  • Job creation through infrastructure investment – Improving roads, bridges and rural access to broadband creates jobs, draws businesses to the district, increases market diversity, and allows remote working possibilities.
  • Reducing the cost of healthcare without sacrificing quality –New Yorkers want affordable options. Reducing costs and improving access not only helps families take care of themselves, it relieves the financial burden on small businesses, allowing them to create more jobs with livable wages.
  • Matching education/skill building with today's jobs – Boone believes in returning to a time when a college degree was not the only way to earn a livable wage. She supports training for trades that match the industries in the district as early as high school.

New York's 21st district is a largely blue collar district that has seen substantial manufacturing job losses over the last several years. In parts of the district, up to 20% of children are living below the poverty level. A native of Granville, NY with family history dating back to the early 1800s, Boone combines her deep roots in the district with her experience as a union organizer, small business owner, and a manager in a multi-national corporation, giving her a unique perspective on the economy and "street cred" with the swing voter. The incumbent, Elise Stefanik, on the other hand, voted to repeal the ACA, which expanded healthcare access to 75,000 constituents, and refuses to hold town hall meetings.

Tanya Boone is gaining steam with support from local leadership, including an endorsement from Sheila Comar, former elected chair of the Executive Committee of the New York State Democratic Party. “Tanya has her finger on the pulse of the district. She’s one of us and she doesn’t give up – she’ll take our fight to Washington and finally get working families a seat at the table again. We’re fortunate to have a candidate with Tanya’s energy, values, and experience in this race.”

So let's get on board, look beyond Arlington, and support her! Join us to meet Boone, mingle with Arlington community leaders, and pledge funds to flip this district – bringing us one seat closer to flipping Congress Blue!


REFRESHMENTS, LIVE ENTERTAINMENT, AND CHILDCARE WILL BE PROVIDED!!!

To become one of Tanya Boone's earliest supporters, please register above AND click on the following links:

Donation Levels:

Host - $500+

Friend - $250

Benefactor - $100

Patron - $50

General Admission – Free!

OR, To visit Boone's website and make a donation go here: here



CONTACTS:

Tanya Boone: tanyaleeboone@gmail.com

If you are interested in helping out with the event or learning more about Tanya Boone, please contact the Arlington based organizers:

Kerry Spinks: kerrylspinks@gmail.com, 703-597-2416

Tom Patchen: thomaspatchen@gmail.com, 202-321-1755


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