Campaigns & Elections Category Archive

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Statement of House Republican Leadership on Glenn Youngkin’s Call for Codified Definition of Antisemitism

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House Republican Leader Todd Gilbert, Republican Caucus Chair Kathy Byron, and Whip Jay Leftwich issued the following statement: “Antisemitism has no place in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Combating this ancient hatred takes all of us, but we cannot undertake meaningful actions without a firm platform from which to work. We applaud Glenn Youngkin’s commitment to taking this important step, and … Read More

House Republicans Field Historic Number of Candidates for 2021

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With filing deadlines for primaries now past, House Republicans are excited to announce that we will have a historic number of Republican candidates this fall. House Republican Leader Todd Gilbert issued the following statement: “After two years of one-party rule in Richmond, it’s clear that Virginians are ready for change. This year we’re fielding the most candidates we have in … Read More

House Republican Leader Todd Gilbert Announces Legislative Appointments to the Virginia Redistricting Commission

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House Republican Leader Todd Gilbert issued the following statement: “Last month Virginians overwhelmingly voted in support of creating a new panel to ensure that Virginia’s legislative mapmaking process isn’t subject to political games. To that end, I have appointed Delegates Les Adams and Margaret Ransone to the Virginia Redistricting Commission, both of whom supported the creation of the Commission throughout,” … Read More

Statement of House GOP Leader Todd Gilbert on RPV Chair Election Results

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House Republican Leader C. Todd Gilbert (R-Shenandoah), issued the following statement: “Congratulations to my friend and former colleague Rich Anderson on his convincing win in today’s RPV Chairman’s race. Chairman-elect Anderson has a long history of service to our country and Commonwealth, and I couldn’t be more pleased to see him step in and take the reins at RPV. As … Read More

House Republican Leaders Reaffirm Support for Nonpartisan Redistricting

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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 Majority Leader Gilbert: Democrat Cost of Redemption is Roughly $75,000

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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

Majority Leader Gilbert Statement on Bernie Sanders’ Horrifying Abortion Comments

gshipley2019 General Assembly Session, Campaigns & Elections, Press Releases

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