Colonel Scott Lingamfelter, Supervisor Pat Herrity, Randy Minchew, Republican Leaders Endorse Jason

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Sunday, February 14, 2021

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Colonel Scott Lingamfelter, Supervisor Pat Herrity, Randy Minchew, Republican Leaders Endorse Jason Miyares

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA - The campaign of former Virginia Beach prosecutor and current State Delegate Jason Miyares continued to build momentum as his campaign announced another round of endorsements for his Republican nomination for Virginia Attorney General this year against liberal Democrat Mark Herring.


Colonel Scott Lingamfelter, (R-31) Former Member of the House of Delegates [Counties of Fauquier (part) and Prince William (part)]

Supervisor Pat Herrity, Fairfax County Board of Supervisors

Randy Minchew, (R-10) Former Member of the House of Delegates [Counties of Clarke (part), Frederick (part), and Loudoun (part)]

DJ Jordan, Former Vice Chair of Prince William County Republican Committee

Sang Yi, Fairfax City Councilman

Joe Murray, Former Candidate for State Senate (39th District) and Former Senior Advisor to Congressman Steve Scalise

Delegate Buddy Fowler, (R-55) [Counties of Caroline (part), Hanover (part), and Spotsylvania (part)]

Delegate Ronnie Campbell, (R-24) [Counties of Amherst (part), Augusta (part), Bath, and Rockbridge; Cities of Buena Vista and Lexington]

Delegate Bobby Orrock, (R-54) [Counties of Caroline (part) and Spotsylvania (part)]

Peter Farrell, (R-56) Former member of the House of Delegates [Counties of Goochland (part), Henrico (part), Louisa, and Spotsylvania (part)]

John Collick, 2020 Republican Nominee for Virginia's 3rd Congressional District

John Moss, Virginia Beach Councilman

Bob Deeds, Former Sheriff of Williamsburg-James City County

Tanner Campbell, Student Freedom Caucus


Statement from Colonel Scott Lingamfelter:


"I know Jason, because I've served with him. He's not a "campaign" conservative but the real thing; a fiscal and social conservative who I can trust as my Attorney General. He will enforce the law, not wink at it or try to find political loopholes to satisfy liberals who would sacrifice our rights and freedoms for a far-left political agenda. Never has it been more important to have an Attorney General who sees our Constitution as the law of the land, not just a set of nice suggestions that can be ignored."


Statement from Randy Minchew:


"Having served with Jason, I know he’s committed to making Virginia a safer place to live. I saw that firsthand on the House of Delegates Courts of Justice Committee where he crafted laws to safeguard our constitutional liberties and protect our citizens. He will be an Attorney General that respects and enforces the Rule of Law to the great benefit of our Virginia families and businesses. Jason will make a tremendous Attorney General"


Jason Miyares said “I am honored to have the support from these Conservative leaders. We are continuing to build broad support across the Commonwealth, and I have been overwhelmed by the support I have received on the campaign trail. Our message of a making Virginia safe and secure continues to resonate, and I look forward to take on the liberal Richmond establishment with that very message."


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On December 2, Miyares announced his candidacy for the Republican nomination for Virginia Attorney General. In one month, Miyares raised more than $250,000. He has the highest percentage of in-state donors in the race for Attorney General. Miyares has secured dozens of endorsements from elected officials, Unit Chairmen, State Central Committee Chairs, former statewide elected officials, and conservative activists. Miyares is building solid levels of support from all regions of the Commonwealth, including Richmond, Northern Virginia, Southwest Virginia, the Valley, and Hampton Roads. Additional endorsements will be announced in the days and weeks ahead.


These leaders joins the growing list of endorsements for Jason Miyares:


Statewide Elected Officials:

Governor George Allen, Former Governor of Virginia

Morton Blackwell, Republican National Committeeman from Virginia

Attorney General Mark Earley, Former Attorney General Mark Earley


House of Delegates:

Delegate Terry Austin (R-19) [Counties of Alleghany, Bedford (part), and Botetourt (part); City of Covington]

Delegate John Avoli (R-20) [Counties of Augusta (part), Highland, and Nelson (part); Cities of Staunton and Waynesboro]

Delegate Rob Bell (R-58) [Counties of Albemarle (part), Fluvanna (part), Greene, and Rockingham (part)]

Delegate Emily Brewer (R-64) [Counties of Isle of Wight, Prince George (part) and Surry; City of Suffolk (part]

Delegate Jeff Campbell (R-6) [Counties of Carroll, Smyth (part), and Wythe]

Delegate Mark Cole (R-88) [Counties of Fauquier (part), Spotsylvania (part), and Stafford (part); City of Fredericksburg (part)]

Delegate Matt Fariss (R-59) [Counties of Albemarle (part), Appomattox, Buckingham, Campbell (part) and Nelson (part)]

Delegate Todd Gilbert (R-15) [Counties of Page, Rockingham (part), Shenandoah, and Warren (part)]

Rocky Holcomb, (R-85) Former Member of the House of Delegates [City of Virginia Beach (part)]

Delegate Terry Kilgore (R-1) [Counties of Lee, Scott, and Wise (part); City of Norton]

Delegate Jay Leftwich (R-78) [City of Chesapeake (part)]

Delegate Israel O'Quinn (R-5) [Counties of Grayson, Smyth (part), and Washington (part); Cities of Bristol]

Delegate Charlie Poindexter (R-9) [Counties of Franklin (part), Henry (part) and Patrick]

Delegate Margaret Ransone (R-99th) [Counties of Caroline (part), King George, Lancaster, Northumberland, Richmond and Westmoreland]

Delegate Nick Rush (R-7) [Counties of Floyd, Montgomery (part), and Pulaski (part)]

Delegate Wendell Walker (R-23) [Counties of Amherst (part) and Bedford (part); City of Lynchburg (part)]

Delegate Will Wampler (R-4 [Counties of Dickenson, Russell (part), Washington (part), and Wise (part)]

Delegate Lee Ware (R-58) [Counties of Chesterfield (part), Powhatan, Fluvanna (part), and Goochland (part)]

Delegate Tony Wilt (R-26) [Counties of Rockingham (part); City of Harrisonburg]


State Senators:

Bill Carrico, Former State Senator (R-40)

Senator John Cosgrove (R-14) [Cities of Chesapeake (part), Virginia Beach (part), Counties Isle of Wight (part), Southampton (part), Franklin City (part), Portsmouth City (part), Suffolk City (part)]

Senator Bill DeSteph (R-8) [City of Virginia Beach]

Ken Stolle, Sheriff, Virginia Beach and Former State Senator (R-8)

Steve Martin, Former State Senator (R-11) (Chesterfield, Colonial Heights, Amelia)

Jeff McWaters, Former State Senator (R-8) (Virginia Beach) and Founder and former CEO of Amerigroup


Republican Leaders:

David Botkins, Executive Committee, Henrico Republican Committee

Pamela Brown, Former Chair, Norfolk Republican Committee

Harvey Bryant, Former Commonwealth’s Attorney, Virginia Beach

John Brownlee, Former United States Attorney, Western District of Virginia

Curtis D. Colgate, Past Chairman, 2nd District Republican Committee and RPV Finance Committee

Chuck Cunningham, Former Political Director, NRA Institute for Legislative Action

Bill Curtis, Chair, Virginia Beach Republican Party

Belinda Dexter, VFRW, 2nd District Chair

Cliff Dunn, Member, State Central Committee – 3rd District, former Chairman, Newport News Republican Committee

Dennis Free, Chair, 2nd District Republican Committee

Commodore Kenny Golden, Past Chairman, Virginia Beach Republican Party

Elaine Hanger, Former Secretary, Chesterfield County Republican Committee

Louise D. Hartz, Former President, Virginia Society for Human Life

Chaz W. Haywood, Republican Clerk of the Court, Rockingham County

Colleen Holcomb, President, Eagle Forum*

Ruble A. Hord, III, Former Member, RPV Finance Committee

Chuck James, Former Chief Deputy Attorney General of Virginia

Gregg Keller, Former Executive Director, Faith & Freedom Coalition*

Laura Logie, 2018 Republican Party of Virginia Volunteer of the Year

Patrick McCranie, Sheriff, Lancaster County

Penny Young Nance, President, Concerned Women for America*

Nicholas Proffitt, Chair, Chesapeake Republican Party​

Chuck Slemp, Commonwealth’s Attorney, Wise County

Colin Stolle, Commonwealth’s Attorney, Virginia Beach

Rob Stubbs, Chair, Northampton Republican Committee

Tina Sinnen, Republican Clerk of the Court, Virginia Beach

Mauricio Tamargo, Member, Republican State Central Committee, 11th District (Fairfax)

Ashley Taylor, Former Deputy Attorney General of Virginia

Carole de Triquet, Member, Republican State Central Committee – 3rd District, Past Chairman, Chesapeake Republican Committee

Carmen Williams, Member, Chesterfield County Republican Committee


*Note that organization names are for identification purposes only and do not imply endorsement of those organizations.

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