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Recount in HD 91 Reaffirms Cordoza Win, 52 Republican Seats in House of Delegates

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Speaker-designee Todd Gilbert issued the following statement: “The recount has reaffirmed what Election Day and canvass already told us — that A.C. Cordoza is the Delegate-elect from the 91st district, and Republicans will hold 52 seats in the House of Delegates come January. “We will continue to work with the outgoing Democratic majority for a timely transition so as to … Read More

Statement of Speaker-designee Gilbert on Virginia’s Withdrawal from RGGI

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Speaker-designee Todd Gilbert issued the following statement: “I applaud Governor-elect Glenn Youngkin for his pledge to remove Virginia from the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative. Public policy must achieve results. If it doesn’t, then it’s not good policy. “Virginia’s participation in RGGI was premised on the fact that it showed ‘leadership’ in combating climate change. The cost of RGGI to Virginia … Read More

Del. Barry Knight to Chair House Appropriations Committee

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Chairman Knight

Speaker-designee Todd Gilbert announced today that Del. Barry Knight (R-Virginia Beach) will serve as Chairman of the House Appropriations Committee for the coming 2022-23 General Assembly Session. “I am thrilled to announce that Delegate Knight will serve as the next Chair of the House Appropriations Committee. Barry has served diligently on the committee for many years and will deftly transition … Read More

Recount in HD 85 Reaffirms Greenhalgh Win, Republican Majority in House of Delegates

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Greenhalgh Wins

Speaker-designee Todd Gilbert issued the following statement: “The recount has reaffirmed what Election Day and canvass already told us — that Karen Greenhalgh is the Delegate-elect from the 85th district, and Republicans will retake the majority in the House of Delegates. “With only one recount outstanding, House Republicans are excited to begin working for the people of Virginia. Now that … Read More

House Republican Caucus to Nominate G. Paul Nardo to be Clerk of the House of Delegates

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Speaker-designee Todd Gilbert issued the following statement: “It is my honor today to announce that the Honorable G. Paul Nardo has been nominated by the House Republican Caucus to serve as Clerk of the House of Delegates and Keeper of the Rolls of the Commonwealth. “The hallmark of Paul’s prior service as Clerk was professionalism, and he ensured the House … Read More

House Republicans Elect Leadership Team, Nominate Gilbert for Speaker

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The Virginia House Republican Caucus on Sunday unanimously elected its leadership team for the upcoming General Assembly and nominated Del. Todd Gilbert, R-Shenandoah, to serve as Speaker. Del. Terry Kilgore, R-Scott, will serve as House Majority Leader, Caucus Chair Del. Kathy Byron, R-Bedford, was elected to her second term, and Del. Jay Leftwich, R-Chesapeake, was elected House Majority Whip for … Read More

House Republican Leader Todd Gilbert Statement on Local Certification of Races in HD 85, 91

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House Republican Leader Todd Gilbert issued the following statement: “Today’s certification by the local electoral boards make it official: Karen Greenhalgh and A.C. Cordoza have prevailed in House Districts 85 and 91. I again congratulate the Delegates-elect on their win, and look forward to working with them as members of our 52-member Republican House majority.”

House Republican Leader Todd Gilbert Statement on the Election of Republican House Majority

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House Republican Leader Todd Gilbert issued the following statement: “Virginia voters made an historic statement, delivering a clear rebuke of the failed policies of the last two years and electing Republicans up and down the ballot. “In addition to electing Glenn Youngkin, Winsome Sears, and Jason Miyares, voters have given Republicans a majority in the House of Delegates. We have … Read More

House Republican Leader Todd Gilbert Statement on the Passing of Gov. Linwood Holton

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House Republican Leader Todd Gilbert issued the following statement: “A giant of Virginia public service has passed, and our Commonwealth mourns the loss of Governor Linwood Holton. Governor Holton was a transformational figure in Virginia politics. More importantly, he was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. I ask all Virginians to join me in keeping the entire Holton family in … Read More

House Republican Leader Todd Gilbert Statement on Glenn Youngkin Education Announcement

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House Republican Leader Todd Gilbert issued the following statement: “I agree wholeheartedly with the package of reforms announced tonight by Glenn Youngkin. House Democrats made children less safe in school when they ended mandatory reporting of crimes like sexual battery and they’ve made it clear that school resource officers should no longer be a part of the school security equation. … Read More