Moran named DPVA chair

Brian Moran will succeed Dick Cranwell as chairman of the Democratic Party of Virginia.

Moran, a former state delegate and 2009 Democratic Party gubernatorial-nomination candidate, bested former Arlington County Democratic chair Peter Rousselot in voting by the party’s State Central Committee.

“I want to thank Peter Rousselot for running a great campaign and raising a lot of issues that are important to the success of our party in the future. I also want to thank Dick Cranwell for his outstanding record of service to our party and this Commonwealth, both as a member of the House of Delegates and as Chairman of the DPVA. I am humbled to be asked to follow such a distinguished and effective leader. While I’m sure we will continue to benefit from his participation in our party for years to come, he will be sorely missed as DPVA chair,” Moran said.

Edited by Chris Graham. Chris can be reached at freepress2@ntelos.net.


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