Wittman Receives Endorsements from Virginia Sheriffs for Re-Election to the First District of Virginia

Montross, VA – Sheriffs throughout Virginia’s new First Congressional District lines have formally endorsed Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) in his re-election campaign. This extensive support from local law enforcement reflects Wittman’s steadfast commitment for the rule of law and the brave men and women who keep our communities safe.

“I am pleased to support Congressman Rob Wittman in his re-election campaign as the Congressman for Virginia’s First District. Rob is a true champion for our communities, and I am particularly grateful for his support of our local law enforcement. He has consistently been a strong advocate for ensuring law enforcement receives proper resources in order to keep our communities safe and do our jobs to the best of our ability. Having worked with him personally on many of the issues facing law enforcement today, I can say without hesitation that Congressman Wittman is sincere and genuine in his desire to ensure we remain ready and able to do our job. We are honored to have Rob as our leader in Washington, and I am grateful for his service.” – Sheriff Karl Leonard, Chesterfield County

“Congressman Rob Wittman always has the best interests of our communities and his constituents while making decisions in Washington. That is why I wholeheartedly endorse Rob for re-election this November. Rob has always been a strong supporter of law enforcement. He has been a steadfast advocate by making sure that our men and women in uniform receive the proper resources, funding, and training they need to effectively do their jobs and keep our communities safe. I am happy to welcome Rob Wittman back to serve York and Poquoson. I fully support him in  re-election this November, and I encourage everyone to do the same.” – Sheriff Danny Diggs, York-Poquoson County

“I am honored and humbled to serve so many dedicated public servants in Virginia,” said Congressman Rob Wittman. “I have always, and I will always, have the backs of our local law enforcement. I am proud of the work we have already accomplished together in increasing transparency, accountability, and performance to ensure our nation’s law enforcement officers are best prepared to protect and care for the communities they serve. I am grateful for the endorsements from our local sheriffs, and I look forward to continuing to serve them in Congress as they continue to serve our communities and keep our families safe.”

See the full list of sheriffs who are supporting Rob Wittman’s re-election campaign to serve Virginia’s First District:

  • Sheriff Karl Leonard, Chesterfield County
  • Sheriff Darrell Warren Jr., Gloucester County
  • Sheriff David Hines, Hanover County
  • Sheriff David J. Hardin, Williamsburg–James City County
  • Sheriff John R. Charboneau, King & Queen County
  • Sheriff Patrick McCranie, Lancaster County
  • Sheriff Mark Barrick, Mathews County
  • Sheriff David Bushey, Middlesex County
  • Sheriff Stephan Smith, Richmond County
  • Sheriff Danny Diggs, York-Poquoson County
  • Sheriff Johnny Beauchamp, Northumberland County
  • Sheriff Jeff Walton, King William County