Former CIA Operations Officer running for Congress to represent Virginia's 7th District

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Abigail Spanberger · [email protected]
October 15, 2021 at 8:15 PM

strengthening our supply chain, strengthening our economy

  ​​“As we all know far too well, the COVID-19 crisis demonstrated the vulnerabilities of our supply chain.” -Abigail Spanberger via the Richmond Times-Dispatch John, Since I was first elected in 2018, I have worked tirelessly to ensure that all Central…
Abigail Spanberger · [email protected]
October 6, 2021 at 8:10 PM

Join me in supporting Terry McAuliffe

  John, Early voting in Virginia has begun, and the race for governor is far too close. Election Day is less than a month away, and Virginia needs your help to stay blue. McAuliffe, Youngkin locked in tight race for Virginia governor -Washington Post Now, more …
Abigail Spanberger · [email protected]
October 4, 2021 at 9:21 PM

my sincere appreciation

  John, On Thursday night, our campaign closed the books on our third quarter of fundraising. Because of your ongoing support of this campaign, our team, and me, we surpassed our end-of-quarter goal. I am sincerely grateful and appreciative that we had such a successful quar…
Abigail Spanberger · [email protected]
September 30, 2021 at 5:36 PM


  John, As we come to the end of this campaign quarter, I am reflecting on how grateful I am for the support I have received since I launched my first campaign in 2017. It means the world to me that some of you have been part of this campaign since our earliest days, suppor…
Team Spanberger · [email protected]
September 29, 2021 at 11:27 PM

🚨Abigail is targeted again 🚨

  Conservative group targets Spanberger... in new ads -The Hill SUPPORT ABIGAIL John, Another outside spending group has launched an ad campaign targeting Abigail. They know how close her races were in 2018 and 2020, so they’re spending money early in t…
Sean Patrick Maloney · [email protected]
September 29, 2021 at 2:45 PM

two UVA grads walk into the House chamber

  John, Did you know that Abigail Spanberger and I are both University of Virginia grads? I am proud to serve in Congress with a fellow 'Hoo, especially one who is as great of a leader as Abigail. But I’m writing to you today not just to reminisce about our Alma Mater, but be…
Abigail Spanberger · [email protected]
September 28, 2021 at 10:22 PM

Want to hold the House?

  CONTRIBUTE Hello John, The FEC end-of-quarter deadline is approaching tomorrow night at midnight. VA-07 is one of the most competitive House districts in the nation. In both 2018 and 2020, I won by fewer than 2 points! 2022 will be just as close, and I’ll need to run…
Sam Signori · [email protected]
September 24, 2021 at 10:06 PM

Nice to meet you!

  Hi there John, My name is Sam Signori, and I recently joined the team as Abigail's campaign manager. I am excited to be part of this impressive team. We’re approaching a critical FEC end-of-quarter deadline, and I want us to exceed our goal this month— my first month on t…
Abigail Spanberger · [email protected]
September 23, 2021 at 10:06 PM

asking for your support

  John, The FEC end-of-quarter fundraising deadline is just a week away. I’m humbly asking for your support for my re-election campaign. CONTRIBUTE We’re building a campaign infrastructure that can and will power us to victory once again. Every dollar we re…
Isa, Team Spanberger · [email protected]
September 20, 2021 at 8:11 PM

Countdown: 10 days to go

  John, We’re only ten days out from the end-of-quarter deadline. That means we have just ten days left to fundraise as much as possible so that when our numbers become public, everyone sees the strength of Abigail’s re-election campaign. Since we’re just 10 days out from t…
Abigail Spanberger · [email protected]
September 15, 2021 at 8:05 PM

all eyes on us

  John, As of today, we’re halfway through September, which means we are running out of time before the critical FEC end-of-quarter deadline. At the end of the quarter, we have to report our fundraising numbers publicly. That means everyone — from my multiple opponents to t…
Abigail Spanberger · [email protected]
September 9, 2021 at 10:46 PM

back to school🎒

  John, Students around the country have returned to their classrooms, including my three daughters who started 2nd, 5th, and 8th grades yesterday. It is an exciting, yet challenging and worrisome time as we contend with the ongoing pandemic and delta variant. What happens …
Abigail Spanberger · [email protected]
September 2, 2021 at 8:41 PM


  John, As we wrap up the month of August and summer comes to a close, I feel extremely grateful and optimistic about my re-election campaign. Each month, supporters like you allow us to meet and surpass our goals. It might be an “off-year,” but our team certainly isn’t tre…
Whitney Holt · [email protected]
August 31, 2021 at 7:56 PM

just a few reasons

  John — today is the last day to fundraise before the end-of-month deadline. I hope you’ll consider contributing to Abigail’s re-election campaign today so we can meet our August goal. CONTRIBUTE There are many reasons our campaign needs sufficient resource…
Spanberger for Congress · [email protected]
August 30, 2021 at 5:45 PM

this race is VERY competitive

  CONTRIBUTE $5 CONTRIBUTE $15 CONTRIBUTE $25 CONTRIBUTE $50 CONTRIBUTE $100 OTHER AMOUNT   Paid for by Spanberger for Congress Spanberger for CongressPO Box 3121G…
Team Spanberger · [email protected]
August 28, 2021 at 3:56 PM

🚨New attack ads launched against Abigail��

  John, This week, two different national Republican groups launched ad campaigns attacking Abigail’s record. We can’t let these outside groups tear Abigail down. We need the resources to defend her and spread our campaign’s positive message: Abigail delivers results for ou…
Abigail Spanberger · [email protected]
August 27, 2021 at 6:40 PM

Women’s Equality Day

  John — Yesterday was Women’s Equality Day! The holiday marks the passing of the 19th amendment. Upon its passage in 1920, women were granted the right to vote, and in honor of this historic amendment, Congress, in 1973, designated August 26th Women's Equality Day. When I …
Whitney Holt · [email protected]
August 23, 2021 at 11:21 PM

one dollar to support Abigail Spanberger

  John, We know how close Abigail’s races were in ‘18 and ‘20. Razor-thin margins separated Abigail from victory both times, and we know the race in ‘22 will be similarly challenging. However, we have something that none of Abigail’s many opponents have — we have a sustained…
Abigail Spanberger · [email protected]
August 20, 2021 at 6:20 PM

Meet Elissa Slotkin

  John — I want to introduce you to one of my closest friends in Congress, Congresswoman Elissa Slotkin [MI-D]. Elissa served in national security roles for presidents of both parties, and in Congress she’s fighting for economic security, affordable healthcare, and clean wa…
Abigail Spanberger · [email protected]
August 17, 2021 at 2:12 PM

I am facing multiple opponents in this upcoming election

  John, When I flipped my seat in 2018, I was the first Democrat elected to represent Virginia’s 7th District since 1968. Thanks to a dedicated grassroots effort, we reached every corner of the district and won by a slim margin. In 2020, the race was just as close, but our c…
Abigail Spanberger · [email protected]
August 14, 2021 at 3:17 PM

we must defend social security

  John, Today marks the 86th anniversary of the Social Security Act. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed this legislation into law on August 14th, 1935, and ever since, social security has provided seniors a continued income after retirement. For decades, Central Vir…
Abigail Spanberger · [email protected]
August 12, 2021 at 9:32 PM

reflections from my birthday (thank you!)

  John, On my birthday, Adam and the girls shared a card with me with thoughtful messages collected from people living in the district, across Virginia, and in states all over the country! I am grateful to have read your kind words and thankful for your contributions; they a…
Whitney Holt · [email protected]
August 6, 2021 at 7:16 PM

Will you help us celebrate Abigail’s birthday?

  John, Abigail’s husband, Adam, wrote to you earlier this week to ask if you’d sign a birthday card for Abigail. If you haven’t already, will you sign the card now? Her birthday is tomorrow and I know she’d love to receive a message from you! But beyond the card, I know an…
Adam Spanberger · [email protected]
August 4, 2021 at 8:21 PM

a birthday surprise for Abigail

  John — This is a surprise, so don’t tell Abigail! We want to make sure that my amazing wife has the best birthday ever. Her birthday is on Saturday — will you sign her card and consider writing her a quick birthday note? I know Abigail will be touched to hear from supporte…
Abigail Spanberger · [email protected]
July 31, 2021 at 4:51 PM

Which link would you click?

  John, Across the 7th District, Virginia, and our country, advocates, everyday citizens, and grassroots donors have dedicated their time and donated their resources to propel this campaign to victory in 2018 and 2020. As we reach our end-of-month fundraising deadline tonig…
Team Spanberger · [email protected]
July 29, 2021 at 8:37 PM

three things you need to know

  CONTRIBUTE $5 CONTRIBUTE $15 CONTRIBUTE $25 CONTRIBUTE $50 CONTRIBUTE $100 OTHER AMOUNT   Paid for by Spanberger for Congress Spanberger for CongressPO Box 312…
Whitney Holt · [email protected]
July 28, 2021 at 10:47 PM

Race Update

  John, Four Republicans have filed paperwork to run against Abigail and another four are rumored to be joining the race in the coming months! As Abigail’s finance director, let me tell you that more candidates mean more people misrepresenting, distorting or even just lying…
Abigail Spanberger · [email protected]
July 25, 2021 at 8:26 PM

follow along for summer fun

  John, My family and I have been having enjoying so many summer activities, and I’d love to share some of my favorite moments with you: Here is the Spanberger crew on a family trip to DC! My husband, daughters, and I took a bike ride around Capitol Hill. B…
Abigail Spanberger · [email protected]
July 22, 2021 at 5:21 PM

speaking truth and seeking truth

  John, I was in the House chamber on January 6th, 2021. I was there when we received gas masks and hid behind chairs while Capitol Police officers bravely barricaded up the doors to protect all of us trapped inside. I strongly support a committee that seeks to illuminate t…
Abigail Spanberger · [email protected]
July 20, 2021 at 6:17 PM

get outside and enjoy our national parks!

  John, I’m writing to you today to tell you about the “Every Kid Outdoors” program. The initiative is a federal program meant to encourage 4th-grade students and their families to experience and enjoy our nation’s public lands and waters. For the entire year, starting Sept…
Abigail Spanberger · [email protected]
July 16, 2021 at 9:11 PM

An evening in my district:

  In the constant movement that comes with my job, I sometimes have opportunities to quietly participate in the most amazing events. This week provided such an opportunity. After a rush of important round tables and discussions with business leaders and families about recent…
Whitney Holt · [email protected]
July 14, 2021 at 10:32 PM

The most honest fundraising email you’ll read

  John, I’m Whitney, Abigail’s finance director. If you’re anything like me, your email inbox is regularly inundated with fundraising emails with subject lines like “please, let me explain!” issuing desperate pleas for support. I’m doing something different here — I want t…
Team Spanberger · [email protected]
July 8, 2021 at 11:11 PM

Breaking News from Central Virginia

  ICYMI: Abigail Has a New Opponent! Help Abigail push back against their attacks and defend this seat by contributing now. → CONTRIBUTE   John, Before the holiday weekend, we received breaking news: Another Republican opponent just announced th…
Abigail Spanberger · [email protected]
July 6, 2021 at 7:50 PM

I have a new opponent...

  John, Before the holiday weekend, we received breaking news: Another Republican opponent just announced their campaign to defeat me in 2022. Last year, my opponent and the outside groups supporting him spent more than $10,000,000 in an attempt to flip this seat. And becau…
Abigail Spanberger · [email protected]
July 2, 2021 at 7:46 PM

update on our fundraising goals

  John, I am excited to share that thanks to your generosity, we hit our quarter’s fundraising goals! Every single contribution we received is meaningful to me. Your contribution is an investment in our people-powered campaign and our shared commitment to moving the country…
Team Spanberger · [email protected]
July 1, 2021 at 10:36 PM

Did you see the Fox News Headline this morning?

  John, Did you see this Fox News headline? GOP House hopefuls come out swinging at vulnerable Dems: ‘Retire Nancy Pelosi’, ‘Put a check on Joe Biden’ New GOP opponents “are looking to unseat Democratic Reps. Abigail Spanberger and Mikie Sherrill” -Fox News …
Abigail · [email protected]
June 30, 2021 at 6:15 PM

a brief note

  Good afternoon, John. Today is the FEC quarterly fundraising deadline, and while our campaign is stronger than ever, my re-election campaign in this swing district will not be easy. Raising money today means we’re in a stronger position for Election Day. So please, befor…
Team Spanberger · [email protected]
June 29, 2021 at 8:46 PM


  John, Did you see House Democratic Caucus Chair Hakeem Jeffries’ email? If you haven’t yet, please read it below. Will you join Congressman Jeffries in supporting Abigail ahead of the FEC quarterly filing deadline? $5 $10 $15 $…
Hakeem Jeffries · [email protected]
June 28, 2021 at 7:50 PM

we need Abigail in Congress

  John, I’ll be blunt — We need Abigail Spanberger in Congress. Will you support Abigail ahead of the end-of-month fundraising deadline by contributing to her campaign today? CONTRIBUTE Abigail is an outstanding public servant and I'm always impressed by her commitment …
Abigail Spanberger · [email protected]
June 25, 2021 at 10:36 PM

the groundwork for future success

  John, In 2018, I became the first Democrat to win Virginia’s 7th district in 50 years. In 2020, with a challenging re-election, I was proud to win a second term to continue working hard everyday for the people of my district and our country. Your support in 2018 and 2020 …
Abigail Spanberger · [email protected]
June 18, 2021 at 7:56 PM

Protecting the Affordable Care Act

  John, In 2017, the House of Representatives voted to take away protections for those with pre-existing conditions. That was the day I decided to run for Congress. Since then, there has been a concerted effort to destroy the Affordable Care Act. There have been numerous v…
Whitney Holt · [email protected]
June 16, 2021 at 5:50 PM

asking for your support

  John, we are midway through the month, which means we have just a couple of weeks left to reach our crucial FEC quarterly fundraising goal before the end of June. Will you support Abigail’s re-election campaign by contributing now? CONTRIBUTE At the end of…
Team Spanberger · [email protected]
June 13, 2021 at 3:07 PM

little margin for error

  Democrats brace for 2022 elections with ‘little margin for error’ -Los Angeles Times John, did you see the headline from the LA Times? We need your help if we want to keep the House majority in 2022. With Democrats holding a razor-thin majority, holdi…
Abigail Spanberger · [email protected]
June 9, 2021 at 6:06 PM

pride month

  John, Happy Pride month! Among the proudest moments I’ve had in Congress has been voting to pass the Equality Act twice. If passed by the Senate and signed into law, the Equality Act would prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or sex…
Adam Spanberger · [email protected]
June 7, 2021 at 7:45 PM

Abigail’s message (ICYMI!)

  John, I wanted to make sure you didn’t miss this email from Abigail. Special interest groups continue to attack her work to lower prescription drug prices. Will you help her campaign weather these vicious attacks and contribute? SUPPORT ABIGAIL I am so proud of the w…
Abigail Spanberger · [email protected]
June 3, 2021 at 4:16 PM

anything that comes our way

  John, I wanted to personally thank you. Because of the incredible grassroots support you’ve shown our campaign, we are significantly closer to meeting our quarterly goal! This campaign will not be an easy one, as special interest groups continue to spend money in our dist…
Abigail Spanberger · [email protected]
May 30, 2021 at 3:06 PM

a great honor

  Hello John, I hope you are enjoying this holiday weekend. I wanted to send a quick note to ask if you’d consider contributing to my re-election campaign before our end-of-month deadline tomorrow? CONTRIBUTE It is a great honor to work for the people of Vi…
Abigail Spanberger · [email protected]
May 29, 2021 at 4:35 PM

Somebody is spending a lot of money in our district to keep prescription drug prices high

  John, For the second time this month, national special interest groups have launched TV ads in our congressional district. The target of their ominous ads and anger —besides me — is H.R. 3, the “Lower Prescription Drug Costs Now Act”. H.R. 3 is the bill that would give Me…
Isa Djerassi · [email protected]
May 28, 2021 at 9:46 PM


  Hi John, it’s Isa from Team Spanberger. I wanted to make sure you saw the message Whitney sent yesterday. We have a crucial deadline coming up at the end of the month, and I hope you’ll consider helping us reach our goal. CONTRIBUTE BEFORE DEADLINE Being on Abigail’s …
Abigail Spanberger · [email protected]
May 19, 2021 at 4:06 PM

January 6th, 2021

  John,  On January 6th, 2021, violent insurrectionists attacked America’s Capitol building, and with it, they threatened American democracy writ large. Incited by lies and conspiracies about the results of the 2020 election, these rioters attacked police officers with bear…