McClellan Statement on SD-38 Special Election Results

RICHMOND — Today, gubernatorial candidate Senator Jennnifer McClellan (D-Richmond) released the following statement on the special election in Virginia Senate District 38.

“I commend Laurie Buchwald on a well-run race, and congratulate Senator-elect Hackworth on his election,” McClellan said. “Laurie ran an incredibly strong campaign in a very red district. Her campaign is proof that Democrats can and should compete everywhere in Virginia. 

“When I campaigned with Laurie this weekend, it was clear that she had the fire and fight to serve the people of Southwest Virginia. I know that she will continue to be a force for progress in her community.”