For Immediate Release

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA – Today, Ben Loyola is proud to announce the endorsement of the former Chairman of the Second District Republican Committee, Curtis Colgate. “Ben Loyola and I have been friends for many years and I have always respected his thoughtful balance towards governing and the Constitution,” Colgate said.

“I’m honored to have the support of our former Second District Chairman,” Loyola announced. “Curtis has always been a tremendous supporter of our Republican candidates and I am grateful to have his support.”

The ever-growing list of endorsements for Ben Loyola includes:

Former Congressman Scott Rigell
Former Congressman Randy Forbes
Former Senator Jeff McWaters
Senator Bill DeSteph
Senator John Cosgrove
Delegate Glenn Davis
Delegate Emily Brewer
Delegate Jay Leftwich
Former Delegate Brenda Pogge
Colleen Holcomb, Former Candidate for Delegate, 91st District
Mayor William “Smitty” Dize of Cape Charles
Mayor Larry LeMond of Cheriton
Clerk of Court Tina Sinnen of Virginia Beach
Treasurer Leigh Henderson of Virginia Beach
Beverly Leatherbury, Northampton County Commonwealth’s Attorney
Jack Thornton, Northampton County Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney
Paul Muhly, Accomack County Board of Supervisors
Harrison Phillips, Accomack County Board of Supervisors
Howard “Jackie” Phillips, Accomack County Board of Supervisors
Jeffrey Wassmer, York County Board of Supervisors
Louis Jones, Virginia Beach City Council
John Moss, Virginia Beach City Council
Laura Hughes, Virginia Beach School Board
Carolyn Weems, Virginia Beach School Board
Vicky Manning, Virginia Beach School Board
Kim Melnyk, Virginia Beach School Board
George Clark, Colonial Soil and Water Conservation Board
Mary Leedom, Former Colonial Soil and Water Conservation Board
Wes Edwards, Accomack County
Rob Stubbs, Northampton County
Wayne Holcomb, Poquoson
Bob Heffley, Hampton
Noel West, York County
and many other leaders and activists.

Ben Loyola and his family fled Communist Cuba for America when he was just two years old. He gave back to his country through 30 years of service in the United States Navy, retiring at the rank of Captain. As the founder and owner of Loyola Enterprises, Ben has continued to provide vital support to our military, equipping them with state-of-the-art simulation, cyber security, information technology, and knowledge management for training, analysis, and operations. Ben is once again answering the call to service. As Congressman, Ben will protect the American Dream that has been so central to his own story and deliver results for the Second District.