RPV Office Vandalized

Richmond, VA – Last night, the Republican Party of Virginia’s headquarters was vandalized. RPV Chairman Rich Anderson issued the following statement: “Under cover of darkness on Thursday night, the violent wave of crime that has infected Richmond for months struck again with a violent, cowardly, and unprovoked attack on the state headquarters of the Republican Party of Virginia (RPV). In prior …

RPV Welcomes Vice-President Pence to Virginia

Richmond, VA – Today, Vice-President Mike Pence visited the Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, VA to speak to the Corp of Cadets and our next generation of American leaders. RPV Chairman Rich Anderson issued the following statement: “Mike Pence’s visit to the Commonwealth speaks volumes to this administration’s commitment to make sure our men and women in uniform have the support they deserve. …

RPV Statement on Police Pledge from Chairman Rich Anderson

Richmond, VA – Rich Anderson, Chairman of the Republican Party of Virginia is committed to supporting law enforcement and has signed the Heritage Action for America  Police Pledge.  Chairman Anderson joins over 27,000 citizens plus Governors, Senators, Congressmen and State Officials and candidates to show support for law enforcement. He issued a challenge to all State party Chairmen and district and …

RPV Statement on the Passing of Lt. Gov. John Hager

Richmond, VA – RPV Chairman Rich Anderson issued the following statement on the passing of former Lieutenant Governor and former RPV Chairman John Hager: “Today, Virginia lost one of its premier sons with the passing of former Lt. Gov. John H. Hager, after a life well-lived as husband, father, grandfather, and revered public servant. “John served his Commonwealth and country in …

RPV Calls for Sen. Louise Lucas to Immediately Turn Herself In

Richmond, VA – Republican Party of Virginia Chairman Rich Anderson issued a statement calling for State Senator Louise Lucas to immediately turn herself in following the two felony charges leveled at her today: “Virginians demand leadership from their elected officials. Senator Lucas’s behavior is far from what leaders of our Commonwealth should strive for. Felony charges leveled against a sitting State Senator are to …

RPV Announces State Convention Results

Richmond, VA – Today, the Republican Party of Virginia held its Quadrennial State Convention. Originally scheduled for May 1-2, 2020, it was postponed as a result of COVID-19 restrictions. The results from today’s elections are as follows: Chairman – Richard L. “Rich” Anderson National Committeeman – Morton Blackwell National Committeewoman – Patti Bast Lyman Elector – E.W. Jackson & John Selph State …

RPV Candidate Speeches

Below are speeches submitted by candidates in accordance with state convention rules. Chairman National Committee Woman Elector

RPV Statement on Joe Biden’s VP Pick

Richmond, VA – RPV Chairman Jack Wilson issued the following statement in reaction to Joe Biden’s picking of Kamala Harris to be his Vice-Presidential nominee: “In a time that our nation is crying out for healing and and end to partisan divisiveness, Joe Biden just went full bore in the opposite direction. Kamala Harris exemplifies the worst parts of the Democratic Party: …

RPV Chairman Congratulates Bill Wiley for Resounding Primary Victory

Richmond, VA – RPV Chairman, Jack Wilson, issued the following statement after HD29 nominee, Bill Wiley’s, resounding primary victory on Saturday: “Bill Wiley’s victory is a critical first step in taking back the General Assembly in 2021. Fielding qualified candidates in all of our House Districts and electing a Republican governor starts in HD29. “I want to congratulate Bill on his …

RPV Statement on Webb’s “Build Back Better” Roundtable

Richmond, VA – Instead of pro-job and pro-growth policies, Cameron Webb and the rest of his Democrat colleagues are looking for solutions in the same place they have always fruitlessly looked: tax hikes and bigger government. Key Takeaways: Joe Biden and Cameron Webb’s Build Back Better “plan” is to hike taxes and massively increase the size of government. Biden’s childcare and eldercare “plan” calls for …