On Monday, Virginia House of Delegates Majority Leader Todd Gilbert and House Privileges and Elections Committee Chairman Mark Cole reaffirmed their support for nonpartisan redistricting. This follows recent statements from House Democrats appearing to suggest they will no longer support the legislation as passed during the 2019 General Assembly Session. “When the House Republican Majority committed to nonpartisan redistricting during … Read More
House of Delegates Majority Leader Todd Gilbert issued the following statement Wednesday regarding the $75,000 from Governor Ralph Northam accepted by Democrats since the party called for his resignation in February. “Despite unequivocal calls from their party for his resignation, Democrat House candidates have taken at least another $75,000 from Governor Ralph Northam’s ‘The Way Ahead’ PAC,” Gilbert said. “Democrats … Read More
House Majority Leader Todd Gilbert (R-Shenandoah) issued the following statement on Sen. Bernie Sanders comments regarding abortion and population control at last night’s CNN town hall: “Senator Sanders’ comments laid bare the prevailing view of human life in the Democrat party, and it’s horrifying. In Virginia, Democrats have embraced abortion up until the moment of birth, a position amplified by … Read More
Virginia’s pro-life laws are so reasonable, sensible, and constitutionally sound that even a pro-abortion Attorney General who accepted tens of thousands of dollars from Planned Parenthood feels they must be defended. The law is so crystal clear that Attorney General Herring simply cannot ignore it.
Virginia House of Delegates Speaker-designee Kirk Cox released the following statement Monday after the State Board of Elections voted to unanimously certify election results in House Districts 28 and 88. “We are pleased the State Board of Elections finally fulfilled its statutory duty and unanimously certified the election results in House Districts 28 and 88, but are disappointed it took … Read More
The State Board of Elections acted beyond its authority today and is statutorily obligated to certify the results as sent to them by the local electoral boards. Unfortunately, Democrats seem intent on pursuing unnecessary and costly litigation that only serves to delay those who need to prepare to govern.
The Virginia House Republican Caucus on Sunday unanimously elected its leadership team for the 2018-2019 General Assembly and nominated Kirk Cox (R-Colonial Heights) to serve as Speaker. Delegate Todd Gilbert will serve as House Majority Leader, Caucus Chairman Tim Hugo was re-elected to his fifth term as Chairman, and Nick Rush was elected House Majority Whip. “I am proud to … Read More
Virginia House of Delegates Speaker-designee Kirk Cox issued the following statement Tuesday after the results of the election in House District 28 were certified and Bob Thomas was officially declared the winner. “After all canvasses and provisional hearings have been completed, the outcome of the races in House Districts 28, 40 and 94 are unchanged from last week and Republicans … Read More
Virginia House of Delegates Speaker-designee Kirk Cox released the following statement Wednesday on the 2017 election results. “Based upon the results of today’s canvasses, Caucus Chairman Tim Hugo and Delegate David Yancey have been re-elected, resulting in Virginians electing a 51 to 49 Republican majority in the Virginia House of Delegates. “Unfortunately, we lost a number of capable and dedicated public servants … Read More
Republican leaders in the Virginia House of Delegates responded Monday to the 16 Virginia Democratic candidates for the House of Delegates calling for a european-style single-payer healthcare system in the Commonwealth. Led by Lee Carter (D-50) and Elizabeth Guzman (D-31), the 16 House Democrat candidates endorsed a system that they themselves project will cost $23 billion per year and “require … Read More