Former County Board Chair Jay Fisette Announces Support, Fundraiser For Matt de Ferranti, Democratic Candidate For Arlington County Board

Congressman Lloyd Doggett will headline the event-taking place on May 23rd

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ARLINGTON, VA – Ahead of the June 12th Democratic primary, former Arlington County Board Chair Jay Fisette will host a fundraiser in support of Democrat Matt de Ferranti on Wednesday, May 23rd. Congressman Lloyd Doggett will headline the event and offer remarks in support of Matt de Ferranti’s candidacy for the Arlington County Board.

“I am thrilled to be supporting Matt for the Arlington County Board and to be hosting this event,” said Mr. Fisette. “Matt shares my commitment to Arlington and to ensuring that our community retains our compassion, fiscal integrity and focus on long-term sustainability. Matt will be a strong addition to the County Board. I look forward to hosting Congressman Doggett and to what I know will be a wonderful evening.”

“Jay Fisette’s public service has helped make Arlington a leader in energy efficiency and in protecting our environment,” said Arlington County Board candidate de Ferranti. “Congressman Doggett has been a progressive leader in Congress for more than 20 years. Both of these public servants are thoughtful, progressives that I admire. I am grateful to both of them for their support as we build this campaign to expand opportunity for everyone in Arlington.”

Also co-hosting will be Delegate Rip Sullivan, School Board Members Reid Goldstein and Tannia Talento, Clerk of the Court Paul Ferguson, along with several other prominent Arlington Democrats. Arlington elected officials Senator Adam Ebbin and Delegate Alfonso Lopez have also endorsed County Board candidate de Ferranti.

Tickets are available online at or on Facebook at

This announcement comes ahead of the second debate of the Arlington primary, which will take place on Wednesday, May 2nd at 7:00pm at the NRECA (4301 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22203).

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For more information please contact Nathan Saxman at or (804) 615-4170.