The following press release is from Jennifer Boysko, who hopefully will be the next delegate from the 86th House district!
HERNDON- This morning Del. Tom Rust announced his retirement on the floor of the Virginia House of Delegates. Jennifer Boysko, the Democratic Candidate for the 86th House District, made the following statement regarding Del. Rust’s announcement:
“I want to thank Tom Rust for his many years of service to our community as a Delegate and as Mayor of Herndon. When Tom first ran for Delegate, I volunteered for his campaign because I had so much respect for him as Mayor. While we have disagreed on several issues over the years, he has always been committed to serving his constituents and our community to the best of his ability, working in the harsh political environment, which has become more and more divisive over the years. His accomplishments especially on transportation and fiscal responsibility are to be celebrated and will be appreciated for decades to come.”
“It is always difficult to run against someone you personally respect. I challenged him because I have been troubled by the Republicans in Richmond who have made it more difficult to govern in a moderate, common-sense manner, as Tom Rust so capably did as our mayor.”
“I wish him well in whatever endeavor he pursues next and thank him again for his public service.”