Harrisonburg – Joined by a group of supporters and local leaders, Delegate Tony Wilt (R-Broadway) officially announced that he is seeking re-election in 2019 to continue to serve as the Delegate for the 26th House District in the Virginia General Assembly. The announcement took place on the court house steps Tuesday.
“It has been an honor to serve as the Delegate for the 26th District for eight years,” stated Delegate Wilt. “Since first being elected, I have never wavered from my commitment to the citizens of this district.”
Delegate Wilt touted his support for policies that provide opportunities for individuals and families through limited government, a strong education system that empowers teachers and parents and a balanced approach to environmental and water quality issues.
Congressman-Elect Ben Cline, State Senator Mark Obenshain, House Majority Leader Todd Gilbert along with several other local officials were on hand to lend their support. Congressman-Elect Cline touted Delegate Wilt’s credentials as a small business owner and leader on business, Chesapeake Bay and Agriculture related issues.
Delegate Wilt indicated his campaign will focus on building grassroots support and listening to the opinions of all residents. With the 2019 General Assembly Session approaching in January, he affirmed that his personal focus these next several months will be on conducting the people’s business in Richmond.