VA Senate Gains Two Sorensen Alumnae

Senators-elect Ghazala Hashmi (D-Richmond) and Jen Kiggans (R-Virginia Beach) met and hit it off in March at Sorensen’s Candidate Training Program. In November, each prevailed in harshly partisan contests in suburban swing districts. Now they've been featured together in the Washington Post.

PLP Class of 2019 Join the Ranks of Sorensen Institute Alumni

The Class of 2019 completed their PLP journey on Dec. 13-14 in Charlottesville. Joining them for their Friday graduation dinner was UVA President Jim Ryan. President Ryan sat down with Sorensen executive director Tom Walls for a conversation on leadership.

Sorensen Legislative Reception is Feb. 11, 2020

Come join more than 200 Sorensen alumni, friends, business leaders, and Members of the General Assembly for food, drinks, and a great view from the 18th floor of Gateway Plaza.

Our Legislative Reception is in its 14th year and has become a must-attend gathering. The reception is FREE and open to all, but you must reserve your free ticket by Feb. 10 to attend.

Onward Virginia Is Back for 2019

Onward Virginia, Sorensen's collaboration with Virginia FREE, is back for 2019! This year's event will look at the post-election climate in Virginia and will be a lens into 2020. Join us on Dec. 4 to hear more from our dynamic slate of pollsters, politicos, delegates, and data experts! Register Now

PLP 2019 Profile: Randy Pearson

Randy Pearson, member of the PLP class of 2019Name: Randy Pearson

Birthplace and/or where you grew up: Chester, Virginia

Where do you currently call home? Richmond, Virginia

Occupation: Lobbyist - Vice President - Two Capitols Consulting