Fighting for Equal Representation
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Collective PAC – the nation’s largest political action committee dedicated to increasing Black political engagement, representation, and power across all levels of government – congratulates State Senator Jennifer McClellan on her historic special election victory becoming the first Black woman to represent Virginia in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Founders of The Collective PAC, Quentin James and Stefanie Brown James, released the following statement:
“The Collective PAC is proud to congratulate State Senator Jennifer McClellan on her historic special election victory for Virginia’s 4th Congressional District. Senator McClellan has dedicated her life to serving the people of Virginia, and after 17 years of representing the greater Richmond area in the state assembly, she made history tonight by becoming the first Black woman to represent the commonwealth in Congress. Senator McClellan’s proven track record of enacting progressive change paired with her experience and passion will make her a powerful voice in the U.S. House of Representatives. We know that Representative-Elect Jennifer McClellan will continue her legacy of enacting change while carrying on the legacy of the late Representative Donald McEachin.”
ABOUT THE COLLECTIVE PAC
The Collective PAC is working to create an America where Black people are equally represented at every level of government. The Collective PAC is strategically focused on creating a truly equitable democracy where our nation’s local, state, and federal governments have diverse and talented elected leadership and Black people are fully represented in positions of power to create the policies necessary to progress our communities forward. Over the past five years, The Collective PAC has successfully helped 423 Black candidates win elections across the United States.