Hala S. Ayala

Lt. Governor of Virginia

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Position Sought

Lt. Governor of Virginia

Current Position

Virginia House of Delegates, 51st Distruct

Party Affiliation


Date of General Election

November 2, 2021


Higher Heights for America is proud to endorse Hala S. Ayala for the office of Lt. Governor of Virginia.

Hala is a cybersecurity specialist and politician representing the 51st district in the Virginia House of Delegates.  A member of the Prince William County community for over 35 years. In June 2017, Ayala won the Democratic nomination for the 51st district of the Virginia House of Delegates, defeating Ken Boddye in the primary election. In the general election, Ayala defeated four-term Republican incumbent Richard L. Anderson.

Hala worked her way up from a service job without health insurance to become a cybersecurity specialist with the Department of Homeland Security. For over 17 years, she worked to protect our nation’s information systems, enforce security measures, and prevent attacks by safeguarding computers, networks and data from criminal intrusion and security breaches.  Hala also served on Governor Terry McAuliffe’s Council on Women. 

Hala also formerly led the Prince William County chapter of the National Organization for Women, serving as chapter president in 2014. She also served on the Virginia Council on Women as an appointee of Governor Terry McAuliffe for a term expiring on June 30, 2016. In 2017, Ayala was an organizer of the Women’s March against Donald Drumpf.

To learn more about her campaign visit:  https://www.halaforvirginia.com/