Virginia Farm Bureau Federation AgPAC endorses Delegate Michael Webert in 18th District House RaceAug 22 | News
Today, Delegate Michael J. Webert received the endorsement of the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation (VFBF) AgPAC, a political action committee of the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation, in the race for the 18th District seat in the Virginia House of Delegates.
Speaking to the endorsement, Webert said, “It is an honor to receive the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation AgPAC endorsement today. I am proud to represent agricultural producers from across the 18th District. Agriculture is our number one industry, and I am happy to lead the fight for our farmers in the Virginia General Assembly. Thank you to Chairman Payor and the rest of the VFBF AgPAC committee for their support.”
Delegate Michael Webert is among 126 candidates that Virginia VFBF AgPAC has endorsed for House and Senate seats. Endorsements were made based on the recommendations of local committees of farmers.
“Each of these candidates has demonstrated a clear understanding of the needs and challenges farmers are facing and/or have proven their support through their favorable voting records while holding positions in the General Assembly. We believe these candidates will help agriculture and forestry maintain its vitality as the number one industry in Virginia,” said Wayne F. Pryor, chairman of VFBF AgPAC and VFBF president. “We look forward to working with them in the 2020 Virginia General Assembly.”
The non-partisan VFBF AgPAC was created by Farm Bureau in 1999 and employs in-kind contributions to support candidates who can best support agriculture and Farm Bureau issues. A full list of candidates endorsed by the committee can be viewed online at vafb.com
Michael Webert is a Virginia farmer who represents the 18th district, an area that covers all of Rappahannock, and portions of Fauquier, Warren, and Culpeper counties in the Virginia House of Delegates. He is currently serving his third term in the legislature, and sits on the following committees: Militia, Police and Public Safety; Commerce and Labor; Counties, Cities, and Towns.