Asheville, NC – Congressman Raul Grijalva (D-AZ), co-chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, endorsed Patsy Keever, candidate for the U.S. House in North Carolina’s 10th Congressional District.
“The House of Representatives needs more people like Patsy Keever who are willing to fight for working families and Progressive values,” said Rep. Grijalva. “She is a champion of a strong public school system and will fight for the educational investments we need to make our workforce stronger.”
Representative Grijalva has a thirty-year record of exceptional public service in Southern Arizona and in Congress. Grijalva started his public career as a community organizer and continues to be an advocate for underrepresented constituencies. After serving on the Tucson Unified School District Governing Board and the Pima County Commission, he was elected to Congress in 2002. He remains committed to bring fairness and accountability to our federal government in providing services and protecting the health and safety of the public.
“Raúl Grijalva and I share many of the same passions,” said State Representative Patsy Keever. “We are both fighting for an economy that works for everyone, full equality for all our citizens and clean and water for future generations. We also both believe that education is the foundation of both a strong economy and a vibrant democracy. Furthermore, he understands that you can win a campaign by educating the public rather than exploiting fears and insecurities. I look forward to working with Representative Grijalva in Congress to put people first.”
Rep. Patsy Keever (NC-115) is a Democratic candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives in North Carolina’s 10th Congressional District. Keever taught in the public schools for more than 25 years and served on the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners for 12 years. In 2010, Keever was elected to the North Carolina House of Representatives from NC District 115.