The American Federation of Teachers rolled out an ad on Sunday in support of former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) ahead of the state’s gubernatorial election on Nov. 2.
The thirty-second spot went up on broadcast and cable in the Washington, D.C. media market, which includes Northern Virginia. The ad features public school parents and educators praising McAuliffe’s education proposals, while knocking Republican Glenn Youngkin’s plan.
“As governor, he had a demonstrated track record of listening to the people he represents, engaging directly with parents and teachers,” AFT president Randi Weingarten said in a statement. “He made sure parents and teachers were heard, and he worked with them to curb high-stakes…