NICK CROPPER Nelson County Times
APPOMATTOX – Against the backdrop of gray skies at Appomattox Court House National Historic Park, Virginia native Kimberly Lowe officially launched her campaign on Saturday to challenge Rep. Bob Good, R-5e, and secure the Republican nomination for the 2022 primary.
“I’m a full candidate who works on a lot of issues, and I think politics should be about improving your life and bringing people together,” said Lowe, a resident of Brunswick County.
Having known since seventh grade that she wanted to run for Congress, Lowe – a former educator, farmer, and policy advisor – said she had launched a campaign to reform the family justice system and service practices. child protection that it claims to target and take unfairly. advantage of families for financial gain, feelings rooted in own struggles with the system.
In his remarks on Saturday, Lowe said billions of dollars are spent each year to separate American families when that money could be used to make families stronger.
Lowe wants to create better-paying jobs in the 5th arrondissement, protect constitutional rights and ensure the integrity of the elections, according to a press release from his campaign. District 5 stretches from Fauquier County to North Carolina and encompasses 22 communities, most of which is the Charlottesville area.
She also said she wanted to open a transitional shelter for survivors of domestic violence and focus on sustainability through education, job training, housing stability and addiction issues. .