Lingamfelter Chosen as Delegate at GOP Convention
WOODBRIDGE, Va. – This past Saturday, Delegate L. Scott Lingamfelter, R-Prince William, Fauquier, was elected to represent Virginia’s First Congressional District at the 2012 Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. Lingamfelter will join the two other First Congressional District Delegates in Tampa to nominate the Republican candidates for President and Vice-President on the United States.
“It is a distinct honor and very humbling to have earned the trust of the voters at the First Congressional District Convention. I vow to work hard and represent the strong conservative values of this district at the National Convention in Tampa. On to victory,” said Lingamfelter.
In August, 2,286 delegates and 2,125 alternate delegates will meet at the 40th Republican presidential nomination convention in Tampa, Florida to nominate the Republican candidates for President and Vice President and officially kick-off the 2012 General Election campaign. Delegates travel to the convention at their own expense and participate in various convention sessions.
In 2008, Delegate Lingamfelter was elected to represent the 11th Congressional District at the Republican National Convention in Minneapolis, Minnesota and was selected as Co-Chairman of the National Security Subcommittee of the Republican National Convention’s Platform Committee.
Delegate L. Scott Lingamfelter is a retired U.S. Army Colonel who was first elected to represent the 31st District in 2001. He recently won reelection to the House of Delegates in November, 2011. The 31st District includes parts of Prince William County and Fauquier County.