David Ashe: Democratic Candidate for U.S. House of Representatives 2nd Congressional District of Virginia. He is challenging State Del. Thelma Drake who replaced incumbent Rep. Ed Schrock (R) for his seat. This district was held by Democrats until 2000 when Ed Schrock won the election. Now, it is the time for Democrats to to take back this District to Dems and help David Ashe win his election! David Ashe is running his campaign on a string budget, so, every little bit you can help his campaign - helps him to do GOTV, phone banking etc.
Thelma Drake has the name recognition in this district, however, despite her name - the International Association of Fire Fighters Local 2924 decided to endorse David Ashe instead of Thelma Drake, because of her no compromise position when she voted against Gov. Mark Warner tax increases plan.
David Ashe is a former Marine. He left active duty in September of 2001. While he was with the Marine, David provided general practice legal services to Marines, soldiers, sailors and their families for two years. For the next two years after that, David, was in the court-room, trying hundreds of cases in courts-martial.
During his seven years of active duty, whether stationed in the U.S. or deployed to Iraq, as a Marine Corps officer he has only one job: Make Things Happen.
Virginia's 2nd Congressional District, which includes all of Virginia Beach, part of Norfolk, part of Hampton and all of Virginia's Eastern Shore, needs a congressional representative like David Ashe to make things happen. It is not enough to walk a safe line of compliance with one's political party.