Barbara Comstock announced that she will run for the congressional seat (Virginia 10) currently being held by retiring Congressman Frank Wolf:
"My family and I have been heartened and encouraged over the past few weeks by the strong support for my run for the 10th Congressional District in Virginia. Having lived, worked, started a business and raised my family here over the past 30 years, it is a great honor to have the opportunity to run for this seat. In my current position as a Delegate in the General Assembly, as well as a former senior aide to Congressman Frank Wolf, it has always been a privilege to work for and with the Congressman over the past 20 years and I look forward to continuing to work with him on behalf of our community.
"I am running for Congress because I believe my strong record as a common sense conservative leader is what is needed in Congress. I know how to effectively fight for Northern Virginia's hard working taxpayers having first learned from Congressman Wolf working in his congressional office.
Common sense isn't very common in Congress today, but in the state legislature, we have to operate within budget limits and produce results. I will bring that skill to Congress. I've sponsored major right to work legislation that encourages and respects hard work and success and is already saving millions of taxpayer dollars for Virginians. I've sponsored major job creating legislation which is providing a healthier economy and has kept Virginia #1 for jobs and expanded economic freedom and innovation. I've worked to protect women and children by passing major human trafficking legislation and I've stood up for our values and constitutional rights over the past four years in the Virginia House of Delegates.
"I have a demonstrated record of winning important legislative victories for Northern Virginians as well as winning hard fought, principled elections. Whether it is repealing and replacing Obamacare, promoting policies for a healthier economy; or fighting to protect our national security and dedicated military; I will be a tireless advocate for one of the most vibrant and diverse communities in the Commonwealth and I will demand and work hard for common sense results."