A statement by Brandon Collins, Socialist Party Candidate for Charlottesville City Council (Virgina)
22 September 2011
I am honored to gain the endorsement of Paul Long. Paul and I have consistently shared similar views on a variety of subjects. I admire Paul’s attention to the homeless, an end to the drug war, and the belief that public transportation can and should be greatly expanded. We have been somewhat complimentary to one another while campaigning, with his exit from the race I vow to keep up the fight for social justice and to vigorously include some of his proposals in my platform- namely the call for a regional transit authority, an end to Charlottesville’s participation in the drug war, and the immediate need for a homeless shelter to be built...