Current Position: State Delegate for VA House District 23
Since the 1990s, Wendell Walker has served as an active leader in the Republican Party. He has served in positions at various levels of leadership and has helped to recruit, campaign with, and elect many local, state, and national officials.
Wendell understands the importance of having conservative representation at all levels of government, and has worked in every election towards that goal, from local Constitutional officers and City Council to U.S. Congressional races and our current President.
Source: Campaign page
Wendell Walker has been a Lynchburg resident since 1975, when he came here from Georgia to attend what was then Liberty Baptist College, now Liberty University. He had the opportunity to work with Dr. Jerry Falwell and others in the ministry while a student. He then started a small business as a landscape contractor in Lynchburg. Over the last twenty years, Wendell has worked with the Commonwealth of Virginia, developing tomorrow’s workforce through Registered Apprenticeship programs.
Since the 1990s, Wendell has served as an active leader in the Republican Party. He has served in positions at various levels of leadership and has helped to recruit, campaign with, and elect many local, state, and national officials. Wendell understands the importance of having conservative representation at all levels of government, and has worked in every election towards that goal, from local Constitutional officers and City Council to U.S. Congressional races and our current President.
Wendell and his wife, Patsy, have two grown children. Their daughter, Rebecca, lives in Lynchburg. Their son, Greg, and his wife, Jessica, have two children and live in Ohio. Wendell and Patsy are members of Thomas Road Baptist Church where they have served faithfully.
2019 State Delegate for VA House District 23
|Wendell S. Walker (R)||13,529||63.84%|
|David A. Zilles (D)||7,609||35.91%|
Source: Campaign page
Life and Family:
Wendell Walker is a pro-life leader in our community. For many years, he has worked and supported the right to life, from conception to natural death, on the local, state and national level. Wendell supports many pro-life and pro-family organizations and believes that institutions such as Planned Parenthood do not deserve your tax dollars.
As a lifetime member of the NRA, Wendell Walker understands the importance of owning firearms. Recently, bills proposed in the General Assembly and supported by the governor are written to limit your ability to purchase and own firearms, and defend yourself in Virginia. In the face of such legislation, Wendell will fight for your 2nd Amendment rights.
Wendell supports our law enforcement, our military, and our first responders. He knows the importance of our heroes having the crucial resources they need to do their jobs. Wendell also understands the potential consequences that come with sanctuary cities and will fight to keep them out of Virginia. There’s no place in Virginia for sanctuary cities.
Wendell knows that you can put the money you have earned to better use than the government. He will vote against measures that will increase the tax burden on citizens in the 23rd District, and will introduce legislation to reduce unnecessary regulation and taxes on businesses and families.
Wendell Walker supports President Trump’s economic policy and Supreme Court Justice Appointments. Like President Trump, Wendell is not a Career politician. Rather, he is a hard-working businessman who believes in an America first and Virginia first approach.
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