Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Democratic challenger in the 17th HOD files at last minute

Freeda Cathcart Democratic Candidate for the 17th HOD

 

According to a phone call from a  campaign volunteer Freeda Cathcart filed her paperwork late Tuesday, August 23. The last day a candidate could file.

 As a Democrat Cathcart will face Republican Chris Head for the 17th House of Delegates in November.

Cathcart moved to the Roanoke Valley in 1979 from Tuxedo Park, New York. Cathcart and her husband Clinton have four sons.

Cathcart has homeschooled her children for 15 years .

She and her family have a farm in Floyd County and a home in the Grandin Court area.

Cathcart is an activist and has been associated with Organizing for America for many years.  She fundraises for the Southwest Virginia Harvest Food Bank and is one of the founding members of the Southwest Virginia Star City Team. 

Cathcart is President of the Grandin Court Civic League. She is working on having the Equal Rights Amendment ratified in Virginia.

Cathcart will make a formal announcement soon.

Posted By Valerie Garner

Categories: Election 2011, Elections, Politics, State Politics

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