Arlington, VA – Senator-elect Barbara Favola today endorsed Libby Garvey for the County Board seat being vacated as a result of Favola’s election to the Virginia Senate. Senator-elect Favola issued the following statement:
“Libby Garvey is a proven leader and has served the community for 15 years on the School Board. Libby’s skills and experience will enable her to be an effective County Board member and advocate for the progressive values we all care about. Libby will work to protect our core services including human services, affordable housing, and public schools as we continue to grow and change as a community.”
Senator-elect Favola was first elected to the County Board in 1997. This past November Favola won her State Senate campaign and will take office this January after resigning from the Arlington County Board. Libby Garvey offered this reaction to Senator Favola’s announcement.
“I’ve known Barbara for over 25 years, both as a friend and a fellow public servant. I could not be more pleased and honored to have her support.”