RICHMOND, VA – Del. R. Steven Landes, R-Weyers Cave, received the endorsement of the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation (VFBF) AgPAC, a political action committee of Virginia Farm Bureau Federation, in the race for the 25th District seat in the Virginia House of Delegates.
“I am honored to receive the endorsement of the Virginia Farm Bureau for re-election to the House of Delegates,” said Landes. “I am grateful to the farmers who put food on our table and work so hard making agriculture Virginia’s number one industry and I look forward to continue advocating on their behalf.”
Landes is among 87 candidates that VFBF AgPAC has endorsed for House 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 2016 Virginia General Assembly.
The non-partisan VFBF AgPAC was created by the 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 VAFarmBureau.org.
Landes represents the 25th House District, which includes parts of Albemarle, Augusta and Rockingham Counties. Landes was first elected in 1995 and is now serving his tenth term.