Elijah Colon

Key Facts

Party Republican
Status Challenger

Background

Colon graduated from Tidewater Community College with an associate degree, and furthered his education from Saint Augustine University. Colon worked as an assistant manager with T-Mobile, nTelos Wireless, and as a mobile manager with Best Buy, and has worked as an account developer with the Coca-Cola Bottling Company since 2014. Colon is a father of two and is proud of his involvement with the South Norfolk Civic League. This is Colon’s first experiencing running for public office [1, 2, 4].

Key Issues

Abortion

Colon wants to support Governor Youngkin’s position on abortion by limiting the permissible window to 15 weeks, with exceptions for cases of rape, incest, or when the life of the mother is threatened [1].

Economy

Colon wants to support Virginia’s economy by reducing taxes and creating incentives to bring businesses to Virginia, both fortifying the tax base and promoting the growth and welfare of Virginia communities [1].

Education

Colon wants to increase funding for public schools, as well as ensuring that programs such as gifted education and vocational training are fully capable of developing students to succeed in the Virginia professional sphere regardless of their background or qualifications [1].

Endorsements

No endorsements could be found.

Sources

1 WAVY
2 Ballotpedia
3 Virginian-Pilot
4 LinkedIn
5 VPAP
6 13 NewsNow