Morton Blackwell Endorses Tim Hugo For Lieutenant Governor


Centreville, VA – Longtime national leader, conservative icon, and Virginia Republican National Committeeman, Morton Blackwell endorsed Tim Hugo for Lieutenant Governor today.

“Republicans have a historic opportunity to win up and down the ticket this November, but we must nominate conservative candidates who can win,” said Blackwell. “I am supporting Tim Hugo for Lieutenant Governor because I know he is the candidate best equipped to defeat the Democrats this November. I urge all my fellow Republicans to join me in uniting behind his candidacy.”

“Morton has been at the forefront of Republican politics and Virginia politics for decades and his support means a great deal to me,” said Hugo. “I am humbled by the trust he and other conservative leaders have placed in our campaign. I look forward to working with Morton to defeat the Democrats this November and restore commonsense good government in Richmond.”

Tim Hugo’s campaign for Lieutenant Governor has also been endorsed by other conservative leaders including:

Congressman Ben Cline (VA-6)
Congressman Morgan Griffith (VA-9)
Senator Bill DeSteph (Virginia Beach)
Senator Ryan McDougle (Hanover)
Senator Richard Stuart (Fredericksburg)
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)
Stafford County Supervisor Mark Dudenhefer
Former Senator Dick Black
Former Speaker of the House William Howell
Former Delegate Scott Lingamfelter
Former Delegate Manoli Loupassi
Former Delegate Brenda Pogge
Former Delegate Jackson Miller
Former Delegate Randy Minchew
Former 10th Congressional District Candidate/Current HD 51 Candidate Jeff Dove
Former 10th District GOP Chair Jo Thoburn
Former NRA Political Director Chuck Cunningham
Chesapeake City Clerk of the Court Alan Krasnoff
Fauquier County Sheriff Bob Mosier
Fairfax City Councilman Sang Yi
Prince William County Supervisor Pete Candland
Former Prince William County Supervisor Ruth Anderson
Former Manassas Mayor Mayor Hal Parrish
Former Manassas City Councilman Ian Lovejoy
Former RPV Chairman John Whitbeck

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.