FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Wednesday, December 30, 2020
Jason Miyares Campaign Hires Trump White House
Official, Klarke Kilgore, As Campaign Manager
VIRGINIA BEACH, VA - Former Virginia Beach prosecutor, Delegate, and candidate for Attorney General Jason Miyares today announced the hire of Klarke W. Kilgore as his campaign manager. Kilgore is a veteran of Virginia politics and joins the campaign after serving as Deputy Associate Director in the Office of Political Affairs for President Donald Trump.
“I’m pleased to welcome Klarke Kilgore as our team’s campaign manager” said Delegate Miyares. “He brings a wealth of experience fighting for conservative causes in Virginia and across America. I’m excited to have him join this campaign to restore conservative leadership back to Richmond for a safe and secure Commonwealth.”
For the majority of 2020, Kilgore has served the White House Office of Political Affairs as the Deputy Associate Director. Before that, he worked in the White House Presidential Personnel Office as Deputy Director of Appointments. In both positions, he worked to enact the agenda of President Donald Trump in the areas of political affairs, legislative implementation, and federal agency hires. Kilgore started his government career working in the Capitol Hill office of Congressman Morgan Griffith, who represents Southwest Virginia and the 9th Congressional District. Kilgore graduated from the University of Virginia in 2016 with a Bachelor's Degree in Government and served as a leader with the College Republicans on campus. Kilgore was born in southwest Virginia and raised in Richmond.
About Jason Miyares
Jason’s story begins with his mother, Miriam Maria Miyares, who fled communist Cuba in 1965 with only the clothes on her back. She legally immigrated to the United States and instilled in her three sons a passionate love of the freedom and democracy of America. Jason grew up in Virginia Beach, attended public schools and eventually graduated from James Madison University with a Bachelor's in Business Administration, and the College of William & Mary School of Law with a Juris Doctor degree. As a former criminal prosecutor in Virginia Beach, Jason has prosecuted over 600 criminal cases and helped keep violent criminals off the streets. In November of 2015, he won election to the 82nd District for the House of Delegates as conservative Republican. He lives in Virginia Beach, with his wife Page Atkinson Miyares, owner of a third-generation family owned small business. On December 2, Miyares announced his candidacy for the Republican nomination for Virginia Attorney General.