Norfolk Delegate Resigns from General Assembly - State and Federal Communications

December 17, 2021  •  

Norfolk Delegate Resigns from General Assembly

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Del. Jay Jones of Norfolk, Virginia announced his resignation from the General Assembly.

In a public letter, Jones cited a desire to prioritize being a father and supportive husband, as he and his wife prepare to welcome their first child.

Jones easily secured reelection in November after a failed primary challenge for the Democratic nomination for Virginia Attorney General earlier this year.

Jones has served in the General Assembly since 2018.

Gov. Ralph Northam is expected to call a special election to fill the 89th district seat at a later date.

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