Civil Air Patrol’s Rich Anderson to Run Again for Virginia Delegate Seat

Brig Gen Richard Anderson, Civil Air Patrol, Politician
Brig Gen Richard Anderson, Civil Air Patrol, Politician

By TheBigA | AuxBeacon News Contributor

It looks like CAP’s Rich Anderson who lost his Virginia delegate seat in 2017 to Democrat Hala Ayala still has some fight in him.

Today, former Virginia Delegate Richard L. (Rich) Anderson announced his candidacy for the 51st House District.

In announcing his candidacy, Anderson stated that “public service is all I’ve known for 30 years as an Air Force officer and eight years as a Virginia legislator. I remain committed to making life better in Prince William County and across Virginia for working families. Public service is my calling, so public service is what I intend to do.”

Anderson further stated that “Prince William County has lost considerable clout in Richmond over the last two years. The 2020 legislative session is going to be crucial, and I want to restore our county’s leadership role in Richmond in building a responsible state budget, caring for Virginia veterans, addressing our transportation challenges, and crafting policy that sustains jobs and grows businesses. This takes on increased urgency in light of the current scandals engulfing the executive branch and attempts by Democrats in the legislature to enact a massive tax increase on middle-class families.”

His last campaign was sufficiently dirty to be his undoing, perhaps this go-round he will clean up his act?

Rich Anderson's losing campaign mailer

Rich Anderson’s losing campaign mailer

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2 Comments on "Civil Air Patrol’s Rich Anderson to Run Again for Virginia Delegate Seat"

  1. Democrat Hala Ayala is gonna get the dirt on…

  2. Immediately after his fatal accident, Civil Air Patrol commanders and public affairs officers made glowing reports of Cadet Flight Instructor Matt Shope. They were careful to distance the Civil Air Patrol from Shope’s flight training, however, which appears to have been done by people in Civil Air Patrol.

    After the accident they really talked him up and then the NTSB revealed the probable cause of the fatal accident.

    Cadets can become cocky in other ways as a result of Civil Air Patrol grooming and brainwashing.

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