- Donald Trump
Press Release from Donald J. Trump for President
November 2, 2015
Donald J. Trump Submits 15,000 Signatures to Qualify for Ballot in Virginia
Adds 3 New Members to Virginia Team
Campaign Surpassed Required Amount by 10,000 Petitions(New York, NY) November 2, 2015 - Donald J. Trump for President Inc. has taken a significant step in ballot access for the state of Virginia, submitting 15,000 signatures, far exceeding the required amount of 5,000. Mr. Trump was in Norfolk, Virginia on Saturday delivering a speech focused on Veterans Administration (VA) reforms to thousands of supporters at the USS Wisconsin and last month he spoke to over 7,000 at a rally in Richmond, Virginia.
Mr. Trump stated, "I greatly appreciate the incredible support we have received from the people in the state of Virginia. We have tremendous crowds and enthusiasm and it will be a great honor to be on the ballot in this important state. We are building an excellent team of staff and volunteers in Virginia who are excited about my vision to Make America Great Again!"
The Trump campaign also announced Gary C. Byler will serve as Hampton Roads chairman of the Donald J. Trump for President, Inc committee. A former White House staffer for President Ronald Reagan, Mr. Byler brings 40 years of experience. Mr. Byler served as the first legislative aide to Senator John W. Warner, Republican second congressional district chairman from 2008 to 2014, and more recently a member of Christopher Newport University Board of Visitors.
Mark Kevin Lloyd has recently joined Team Trump in Virginia. Mr. Lloyd is a longtime political activist and operative in Virginia where he was involved in the rise of the Tea Party movement. He was worked around the nation as an advocate for limited government initiatives, for lower taxes, and the elimination of overreaching regulations, as well as for conservative candidates. He will serve as the Director of Coalitions and as a Field Director. He is a veteran of the U.S. Navy, and the father of an Iraq War veteran.
Additionally, Landon "Tucker" Davis has joined the Trump Campaign as Western Field Director. Tucker brings with him years of grassroots campaign experience. He has a unique understand of the issues important to the coal industry and the business and communities dependent on coal production, as well as experience working with and building coalitions in rural localities.