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 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
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 Leader C. Todd Gilbert (R-Shenandoah), issued the following statement: “Let me be among the first to congratulate Bill Wiley on his impressive win in today’s firehouse primary. Bill has long served the people of Winchester on the City Council, and he will no doubt be a strong and effective leader for the people of his district. We look … Read More
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.