HAMPTON ROADS, VA – The Virginia Beach Division of the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce announces today its endorsements for Virginia Beach City Council. As the area’s premier business organization, the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to serving its members and communities by creating economic prosperity and enhancing the quality of life throughout Hampton Roads.
Thirteen candidates are running for six open seats on the Virginia Beach City Council. The Chamber’s Virginia Beach Board of Directors, in partnership with the Virginia Beach Roundtable, developed a questionnaire to understand each candidate’s position on policies important to the business community. The Chamber’s Virginia Beach Division considered voting records and answers to the questionnaire to evaluate the candidates.
The Virginia Beach Division of the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce endorses the following candidates for election to Virginia Beach City Council:
Rita Sweet Bellitto
David S. "Dave" Redmond
Louis R. Jones
John E. Uhrin
James L. "Jim" Wood
Tanya J. Bullock
Barbara M. Henley
About the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce
The Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce is a not-for-profit, member-based business organization. The Chamber is a vigorous advocate for the economic success of its nearly 2,000 member businesses, which employ more than 280,000 men and women in southeastern Virginia. The Chamber promotes Hampton Roads’ healthy business climate through economic development, public policy initiatives, services and benefits to members. The Chamber is dedicated to creating economic opportunity and enhancing the quality of life in Hampton Roads. For more information, visit www.HamptonRoadsChamber.com