|NORFOLK— Today, Jay Jones for Attorney General released its third ad, entitled, “Forward.” The ad, which features Governor Ralph Northam, will run on television and digital platforms across Virginia.
“Forward” features Governor Northam and Delegate Jay Jones in conversation about Jones’ plans as Attorney General, including making Virginia a national leader on reforming policing and the justice system. Northam also highlights Jones’ leadership in making Virginia the first state in the South to end the death penalty.
WATCH “FORWARD” HERE
“I’m so proud to have Governor Northam standing with me in this campaign to move our Commonwealth forward in the new Virginia decade,” said Delegate Jay Jones. “I believe we are at a crossroads, and need new voices and fresh perspectives to capitalize on this historic opportunity to bring real reform to our justice system. As Attorney General, I will never back down on the big fights around policing and bringing equity and fairness to our justice system.”
SCRIPT FOR “FORWARD”
JONES: This campaign is about leading the way on criminal justice reform and policing.
NORTHAM: My proudest day, and you were standing right there beside me—was when we ended the death penalty.
JONES: Governor, we’re reckoning with our past, and there’s so much at stake in the future. And that’s why I’m running for attorney general: to continue to build upon the work that we’ve done.
NORTHAM: Virginians are excited that Jay Jones is gonna be the next attorney general.
JONES: I’m so proud to have your support, because we’ve got so much more to accomplish.