As Congressman Denver Riggleman (R-VA 5th) kicked off his re-election campaign Saturday afternoon, hundreds of supporters cheered him on at the Boar’s Head Inn in Charlottesville. Congressman Ben Cline (R-VA 6th) and Congressman-Deputy Whip Drew Ferguson (R-GA 3rd) were there as well as Republican Party of Virginia Chairman Jack Wilson and Nelson Commonwealth’s Attorney Daniel Rutherford who is a candidate for 5th District chair.
Bearing Drift’s Matt Hall and Mike Allers were there to cover the event.
Reporter Daniel Grimes with NBC-29  has more about the campaign kick-off.
Congressman Denver Riggleman
Congressman Ben Cline
Daniel Rutherford, Nelson Co. Commonwealth’s Attorney and 5th District GOP Chair candidate
Republican Party of Virginia Chairman Jack Wilson
Congressman Riggleman being interviewed by Mike Allers.
Photos by Matt Hall