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All creative, including existing creative, should prominently include that Dan Helmer is endorsed by the Washington Post1, which praised him for his “guts, independence, and intelligence.”2  Delegate Dan Helmer is an Iraq and Afghanistan veteran who defended our democracy overseas. He has been named one of the most effective lawmakers in Richmond.3  Helmer wrote a law to ban January 6th insurrectionists from serving in office4 and is fighting to pass a constitutional amendment to protect abortion rights.5,6 In Congress, he will keep fighting to stop MAGA attacks on our democracy and abortion rights.

1. Organizations specializing in video creative should ensure that voters watching linear cable see the above message.

2. YouTube is incredibly important in this race. Organizations specializing in video creative should ensure that VOTERS IN VA-10 OVER AGE 35 (see below for correct list of in-district zip codes) on YouTube and Hulu and voters on programmatic streaming with 2/4 primary vote history across the 2020 Democratic Presidential Primary, 2021 Democratic Gubernatorial Primary, 2022 Democratic Primary, and 2023 Democratic Primary or only voted in the 2023 Democratic Primary need to see the above message.

3. Organizations with the capacity to do mail should ensure that on 5/23 and twice the following weeks that voters across VA-10 with 2/4 primary vote history across the 2020 Democratic Presidential Primary, 2021 Democratic Gubernatorial Primary, 2022 Democratic Primary, and 2023 Democratic Primary or only voted in the 2023 Democratic Primary read the above message and especially that Helmer:

a. Is endorsed by the Washington Post1, which said that he displayed “guts, independence, and intelligence”2 as a lawmaker.
b. Introduced a law to ban the MAGA insurrectionists who stormed the U.S. Capitol on January 6th from serving in public office4
c. Led the Democratic campaign to win control of the State House6 and is fighting to pass a constitutional amendment to protect abortion rights in Virginia.5,6
d. Championed laws to expand access to birth control7, improve insurance coverage for IVF8, and fund Planned Parenthood9
e. Takes on the gun lobby to ban assault weapons in Virginia10 and passed a law to keep guns out of the hands of domestic abusers11

In Congress, he will keep fighting to stop MAGA Republican attacks on our democracy and will always defend a woman’s right to choose.

In-district Zip Codes: 20147, 20148, 20176, 20165, 20155, 20175, 20169, 20164, 20152, 20105, 20136, 20110, 20112, 20132, 20124, 20120, 20111, 20109, 22039, 20166, 20180. 20187, 20141, 20186, 20181, 20158, 20115, 22192, 22030, 20117, 20197, 20121, 20143, 22712, 20198, 20137, 20135, 20119, 22740, 22066, 20144, 22728, 20106, 22747, 20129, 22627, 22716, 20184, 22734

Sources:

  1. https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2024/05/15/virginia-endorsements-congress-house-primary/ 
  2. https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2021/09/29/antisemitic-mailer-virginia-legislative-race-follows-recent-gop-pattern/
  3. Don Scott Quote: https://www.washingtonpost.com/dc-md-va/2023/11/15/dan-helmer-virginia-10th-district-seat-campaign/
  4. https://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?241+sum+HB280
  5. https://x.com/HelmerVA/status/1736791491173896642
  6. https://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?231+mbr+HJ519
  7. https://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?201+sum+HB1654
    https://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?241+sum+HB819
    https://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?241+sum+HB609
  8. https://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?201+sum+HB776
    https://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?211+sum+HJ545
    https://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?221+sum+HB480
    https://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?231+sum+HB1876
    https://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?241+sum+HB274
    https://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?241+sum+HB274
  9. https://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?241+sum+HB404
    https://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?201+sum+HB30
  10. https://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?241+sum+HB2
  11. https://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?201+sum+HB1004

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