Former 10th District GOP Chair Jo Thoburn Endorses Tim Hugo for Lieutenant Governor

January 10, 2020
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Centreville, VA – Former 10th District GOP Chair Jo Thoburn announced her support for Tim Hugo’s campaign for Lieutenant Governor today and praised Hugo’s conservative background and voting record.

“Tim Hugo fought for conservative values and policies for seventeen years as a member of the House of Delegates,” Thoburn said. “As Lieutenant Governor, I know we can count on Tim to continue delivering on the issues conservatives care about. I strongly encourage all my fellow conservatives and Republicans to join me in uniting behind Tim’s campaign for Lieutenant Governor.”

“I am grateful to have Jo’s support as we work to unite our party and end the Democrats’ one party rule in Richmond,” Hugo said. “Failure at the polls this year is not an option, and our campaign is going to continue working hard everyday to put together the organization and resources we need to win in November.”

Tim Hugo has also been endorsed by other conservative leaders including:

Senator Bill DeSteph (Virginia Beach)
Senator Ryan McDougle (Hanover)
Delegate Rob Bell (Albemarle)
House of Delegates Caucus Chair Kathy Byron (Bedford)
Delegate Bobby Orrock (Caroline)
Delegate Matt Fariss (Campbell)
Delegate Buddy Fowler (Hanover)
Delegate Margaret Ransone (Westmoreland)
Delegate Nick Rush (Montgomery)
Delegate Lee Ware (Powhatan)
Delegate Mark Cole (Spotsylvania)
Former Senator Dick Black
Former Speaker of the House William Howell
Former Delegate Scott Lingamfelter
Former 10th Congressional District Candidate Jeff Dove

Tim is an Army veteran and former Virginia Delegate where he rose to be the third ranking member of the House of Delegates. As a Delegate of 17 years, Tim amassed a reliably conservative voting record. Tim is running for Lieutenant Governor to position Virginia for a 21st Century economy, bring about a strong economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, defend Virginians’ Constitutional rights, hold the line on additional tax increases, and stand up for the men and women in law enforcement.