He says the campaign has helped him understand the issues that are affecting people.
Indian American Deep Sran, who announced his candidature for the Virginia 10th Congressional District last summer, has announced that he is ending the campaign for the Democratic party nomination.
In a press release posted on his official website, Sran thanked his supporters and family for helping him run the campaign.
“I want to thank my wife, daughters, friends, staff, and community for all of their sacrifice and work. Together, we ran a campaign that was about listening to the people of the 10th District,” he said. “I was able to talk about vision and long-term solutions in a time of anxiety and division. And I had a chance to share how important a positive, shared vision is to the future of this country.”
Sran, a teacher, technology entrepreneur and a lawyer, said the decision to run was made with a strong will and with a vision for the future and it is with the same optimism that he has decided to end the campaign.
He said the campaign has helped him understand the issues that are affecting the people of the 10th Congressional District and also set off creative discussions about vision and long-term solutions.
“I was able to talk about vision and long-term solutions in a time of anxiety and division. And I had a chance to share how important a positive, shared vision is to the future of this country,” he said.
“I will continue to work for true education reform through innovation and greater equity, to prepare the next generation of leaders and to build a better world,” Sran said. “I will also continue to work for more representative government, so minority and marginalized communities are engaged and heard. I will build on the work we’ve done to show that politics must be about finding common ground to implement policies that leave our children and grandchildren a better world.”
Sran was born and raised in Montgomery County, Maryland.
He holds a degree in political science from University of Maryland and attended law school at Georgetown University. He was previously a corporate attorney for large firms in Baltimore and Chicago. He left private legal practice to study how children learn and to work on a Ph.D. in Human Development at University of Maryland.