Walbridge Out-Raises Incumbent Three-To-One For Second Time This Cycle
With nearly five times as many donors and a cash-on-hand advantage, Walbridge poses serious threat to Buffington as campaign enters final stretch
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 17, 2019
Round Hill —Today, Tia Walbridge, Democratic nominee for Blue Ridge Supervisor, announced that her campaign raised over $30,000 in July and August, out-raising incumbent Tony Buffington three-to-one for the second time this cycle and raking in support from nearly five times as many individual donors.
“I’ve been so inspired by the overwhelming support and enthusiasm we’ve seen these past few months to bring courageous, thoughtful leadership to Blue Ridge,” Walbridge said. “We’ve built an incredible grassroots coalition that has worked day in and day out to help elect representatives who reflect our shared values of integrity, transparency, and inclusivity. Change is coming to Loudoun County, and we’re so excited to be a part of it.”
Walbridge has raised over $150,000, with an average donation of $148, and maintains a cash-on-hand lead of $5,000. Her campaign has received over 1,000 individual contributions.
Tia is a sheep farmer, small business owner, and mom to two young girls in the Loudoun public school system. She was appointed to sit on the Virginia Agricultural Council, is a board member of Loudoun County Farm Bureau, and a founding member of Save Rural Loudoun. She also serves on the board of Dandelion Meadow, a nonprofit that provides facilities for women battling addiction in Loudoun County.