For Immediate Release

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA – Today, Ben Loyola announced the endorsement of former Congressman Scott Rigell. “I am proud to support Ben Loyola to be the next Congressman for the 2nd District,” Congressman Rigell announced. “Ben and I competed for the 2nd District nomination in 2010. He ran an impressive campaign and was a strong supporter of mine in the general election. I believe he is the best fit for the 2nd District and the strongest candidate to defeat Elaine Luria in November.”

Former Congressman Rigell joins former Congressman Randy Forbes on an impressive, growing list of endorsements for Ben Loyola, which also includes:

Former Senator Jeff McWaters
Senator Bill DeSteph
Senator John Cosgrove
Delegate Glenn Davis
Delegate Emily Brewer
Mayor Rick West of Chesapeake
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
Wes Edwards, Accomack County
Rob Stubbs, Northampton 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, cybersecurity, 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 2nd District.