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4/15/2019

Karl Frisch Posts Huge People-Powered Fundraising Numbers

Since January 15, Democratic Candidate for Fairfax County School Board in Providence District Has Raised $37,486 from 571 Donors

FAIRFAX COUNTY, VA – With just eight days until the Democratic endorsement is decided, Karl Frisch’s campaign for Fairfax County School Board in Providence District announced it raised $37,486.60 from 571 unique donors between January 15 and March 31. All told, Frisch’s first fundraising report with the Virginia Department of Elections shows he received 665 contributions averaging $56.37 during the first quarter of 2019 which his campaign ended with $35,283.25 cash-on-hand. The total amount raised swells to $58,732.32 when in-kind contributions are included.

This election is about making sure every student has great schools, amazing teachers, and the resources they need to succeed no matter who they are, where they are from, or how much money their parents make,” said Karl Frisch. He continued, “When I decided to run for school board, it was important to me that this campaign be funded by friends, neighbors, and those who share my vision rather than corporations like Dominion Energy and their political action committees. I am incredibly grateful that nearly 600 people have been drawn to our message and invested in our people-powered campaign over the past 11 weeks.”

On Friday, Karl was endorsed by Fairfax Education Association. Since entering the race in January, he has also been endorsed by Chairman Sharon Bulova, Supervisor John Foust, Sen. Adam Ebbin, Del. David Bulova, Del. Mark Levine, Del. Mark Sickles, former Vermont governor Howard Dean, former Providence District Democratic Committee chair Paul Jameson, Blue Virginia, FCPS Pride, LGBTQ Victory Fund, CASA in Action, #VoteProChoice, and 90 for 90. In March, Karl received 62% of the vote at the Fairfax County Democratic Committee’s “Pick Your Pony Countywide Straw Poll.”

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