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Ben Cline at WCRC 13th Annual Pig Roast. Photo & Video by Mike McCool, Royal Examiner.

The annual Warren County Republican Committee 13th Annual John Smedley Sr Memorial Pig Roast was Saturday, October 6th. Their special guest was Ben Cline, running to fill the seat of retiring Congressman Bob Goodlatte in the 6th District.

Be sure to vote on November 6th, 2018.

About Ben Cline (from his website)

Ben Cline’s values were shaped growing up in the Shenandoah Valley. He graduated from Lexington High School in 1990, and earned a law degree from the University of Richmond. Introduced by mutual friends, Ben and his wife Elizabeth met in 2004, and are raising their daughters in Rockbridge County.

Ben’s made a name for himself taking on the status quo in Richmond – never failing to champion common sense, conservative legislation that challenged the establishment of both the Republican and Democratic parties. As Chairman of the Conservative Caucus in the House of Delegations, Ben was at the forefront of protecting our economic freedom. From helping to massive tax hikes to crafting budget cuts to Virginia’s bloated bureaucracy, Ben was at the center of the resistance against the push for bigger and unaccountable government.

Ben has never shied away from standing up to his own party leadership when he felt they pushed unprincipled policies. He’s forged a path in the General Assembly as a leading conservative fighter holding those in power accountable and fighting to clean up bureaucratic waste and the political cronyism that grips our system. Ben successfully pushed the first significant tax relief since the car tax passage, while also sponsoring legislation that would ban sanctuary cities.

While serving in the House of Delegates, Ben is also an attorney in private practice and previously prosecuted as an Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney. Prior to that, Ben owned his own small business providing marketing assistance to rural internet and high-tech companies. Upon graduating from college, he served as an aide to Congressman Bob Goodlatte, where he eventually became Chief of Staff.

Ben and his family attend St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Lexington. He is a member of the Kerrs Creek Ruritan Club and the Lexington Lion’s Club.

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