Editors note: This is the latest in a series of profiles highlighting the candidates running in a June 21 Republican Primary Election in Virginia’s 7th Congressional District.
As her Primary campaign nears the finish line, Yesli Vega unveiled a personal story.
In 2005, her brother 15-year-old brother Eric and his friend were outside of an apartment building near Alexandira waiting for a friend. Out of nowhere, an MS-13 gang member shot them. Eric was hit twice and survived, while his friend, Anthony, was murdered.