A former cybersecurity specialist with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Hala has been a longtime activist in Prince William County and has fought for raising the minimum wage, Medicaid expansion, and equal pay for equal work. Hala had been an outspoken advocate for women and families. She has advocated for protecting a woman’s right to choose. She was the founder and President of the Prince William County chapter of the National Organization for Women.
Why this Race Matters most:
Virginia and District 51 need someone to fight for working class families and for women’s rights, such as increasing wages and better healthcare. With a majority Democratic electorate, this race has a chance of having a Democrat elected, if Democrats show up to the polls.