Tumay D. Harding graduated from George Mason University with a bachelor’s degree in English literature and a master’s degree in curriculum development and has worked as a teacher in Prince William and Loudoun County Public Schools. She has also previously worked as a sales executive and a small business owner. In 2022, she and her family became embroiled in a Title IX investigation involving a teacher accused of sexual assault at Stone Bridge High School [1, 2, 3, 5, 6].
Harding wants to ensure fiscal discipline through controlling expenses and increasing revenue [1, 2]. She wants to work towards lowering property taxes and removing the bag tax and the car tax .
Harding wants to ensure small business growth and spending for the benefit of Ashburn and its surrounding communities .
Harding wants safer schools and student resource officers in every school, as well as complete transparency for parents about any important safety issues [1, 2]. Harding does not support policies that promote racial diversity and inclusion in schools .
Harding wants full funding for the police department and an expanded funding for mental health and substance abuse programs that incorporate bridge services [1, 2, 5].
Harding wants the citizens of Ashburn to be more involved and informed on the ways their tax dollars are spent. She wants to hold monthly town halls and publish her voting record on her website and social media; additionally, she supports public accountability [1, 2].
Harding wants to ensure roads are safe and uncongested; particularly, she thinks that Incident Response can be improved. Harding believes that secondary accidents and hour-long backups are due to poor planning and bad initiatives .
Loudoun County Republican Committee, Renew Virginia PAC