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Statement of House Speaker William J. Howell

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Virginia House of Delegates Speaker William J. Howell (R-Stafford) issued the following statement following the opinion issued in Vesilind v. Virginia State Board. “The districts at issue in this case are as, or more, compact than districts deemed compact by the Virginia Supreme Court dating back to the 1991 plan. Virginia has a fair and open redistricting process that involves … Read More

House Republican Caucus unanimously elects Speaker-Designee, leadership team

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RICHMOND, VA – Virginia House of Delegates Speaker William J. Howell (R-Stafford) announced Wednesday that the House Republican Caucus unanimously elected its next leadership team. Delegate Kirk Cox (R-Colonial Heights) was elected as Speaker-Designee and will be the 55th Speaker of the House of Delegates when the House convenes again in 2018.  Delegate Todd Gilbert (R-Shenandoah) was elected as Majority … Read More