Alexandria, VA – U.S. Senator Mark Warner’s re-election campaign released a pair of high-profile labor endorsements ahead of the second Virginia U.S. Senate debate, which takes place this Saturday at Norfolk State University. 

On Monday, Senator Warner announced endorsements by the Virginia Education Association, 32BJ SEIU and SEIUVirginia 512, which represents service employees throughout the Commonwealth. 

“Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, Sen. Warner has proactively supported the VEA, ensuring that teachers, students, and parents have access to vital information, school funding, and broadband to support at-home learning,” said James J. Fedderman, President of the VEA. “We are proud to have Mark Warner representing us in the U.S. Senate and proud to support his re-election today.” 

“Senator Warner’s focus on bipartisan legislation to reduce healthcare costs and protect all workers throughout the pandemic has made a difference for Virginia’s working families,” said SEIU Virginia 512 President David Broder. “SEIU members know that Senator Warner fights for working people in Washington, and we’re proud to stand with him during this crucial election.” 

“Mark Warner puts essential workers over politics,” said Jaime Contreras, Vice President of 32BJ SEIU. “Whether it was during the 2019 Government Shutdown or now with the Covid-19 pandemic, Senator Warner stays committed to supporting working families, keeping Virginians employed, and expanding access to healthcare, childcare, and education for all. SEIU endorses our senior Senator, Mark Warner, for re-election.” 

Senator Warner continues to emphasize the necessity for all Virginians to make their voices heard in this year’s election. Virginians can vote early in-person from September 18 through October 31. Voters can check their registration status, register to vote, and request an absentee ballot today. For more information visit: