VoteVets PAC Supports Army Veteran and Former Federal Prosecutor Steve Descano for Fairfax County Commonwealth’s Attorney

FAIRFAX COUNTY, VA – VoteVets PAC, an organization dedicated to electing progressive veteran candidates, has endorsed Steve Descano to be the next Fairfax County Commonwealth’s Attorney. Steve has been chosen to be a part of the VoteVets Emerging Leaders Program that supports local and state candidates.

VoteVets and its over 600,000 supporters work to elect progressive veteran candidates to office all over the country. The group also educates and promotes issues concerning those in active duty, veterans and their families.

Jon Soltz, Chairman of VoteVets PAC, wrote of Steve, “our veterans, communities and country need leaders like [Steve] who will continue to serve the nation and put the country first.” As Commonwealth’s Attorney, Steve will improve and expand programs like the Veterans Treatment Docket to make sure everyone has the support they need to avoid falling into a cycle of decreased opportunity and increased crime.

A graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, Steve has dedicated himself to public service. After leaving the Army, Steve graduated top of his law school class and was recruited by the Obama Administration to serve as a federal prosecutor. And in recent years, Steve has gotten involved in criminal justice reform issues in Fairfax County and Virginia.

Other notable endorsements for Steve include former Governor Terry McAuliffe, State Senator Adam Ebbin and accomplished prosecutor Gene Rossi.

Steve lives in Burke with his wife of 15 years, Ryanne, and their daughter Charlotte, 7. For more information about Steve’s vision for the office of Fairfax County Commonwealth’s Attorney and to sign up for his email list, visit Also, connect with Steve on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to keep up-to-date about campaign announcements and events.

The Fairfax County Commonwealth’s Attorney is the lead prosecutor for the county, heading an office of prosecutors that takes on thousands of cases every year. The Commonwealth’s Attorney determines how the office handles those cases, including the office’s policies on charging, pleas, and sentencing, among other issues. An elected position, the Commonwealth’s Attorney serves four-year terms and is elected in non-gubernatorial state elections. This position represents all of Fairfax County, as well as the City of Fairfax.


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