Mayor Pete Buttigieg Pays Visit to Norfolk

Presidential candidate Mayor Pete Buttigieg speaks to Laura Henderson and Lin Miller following his remarks at a fundraising event held on Sunday, September 15 in Norfolk.

South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, the first openly gay top-tier Presidential candidate paid a fundraising visit to Norfolk on Sunday afternoon.

Norfolk City Councilwoman Andria McClellan introduces Mayor Pete Buttigieg of South Bend, IN at a private fundraising event held at her home.

The home of Norfolk City Councilwoman Andria McClellan was the setting for Sunday’s event. Approximately 100 supporters attended the invitation-only event and had the opportunity to hear Buttigieg’s stump speech, but engage with the candidate during a question and answer period and during brief encounters after the event.

Democratic leaders and candidates on this November’s ballot attended the event. Following the fundraising event, Buttigieg joined a canvass launch for Democratic House of Delegates candidate Phil Hernandez and Virginia State Senator Lynwood Lewis.