Saturday, August 24, 2013
This Week: Gun Owners of America and Police Benevolent Association Endorsements
CHESAPEAKE, VA – E.W. Jackson, Republican nominee for Lieutenant Governor in Virginia spoke today regarding his recent endorsements from the Gun Owners of America and the Virginia Police Benevolent Association.
"I am proud to have the public endorsement of these two fine organizations. This campaign isn't just about me or the office of the Lieutenant Governor of Virginia but a movement to Inspire and Unite people from all walks of life across the Commonwealth. I look forward to continuing to campaign on defending the values and rights that shaped this great nation and working with the Police Benevolent Association and the Gun Owners of America as partners in that mission."
Jackson is expecting another high profile endorsement to be announced next week.
E.W. Jackson served three years and was honorably discharged from the United States Marine Corps. He then graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree (BA), Summa Cum Laude with a Phi Beta Kappa Key from the University of Massachusetts at Boston. Three years later he graduated from Harvard Law School with a Juris Doctor (JD). While in law school, he also studied theology at Harvard Divinity School and was licensed as a Baptist Minister.
Jackson practiced small business law for 15 years in Boston, and taught Regulatory Law as an Adjunct Professor at the Graduate level at Northeastern University in Boston. Since returning to his ancestral home of Virginia, he has also taught graduate courses in Business and Commercial Law at Strayer University in Virginia Beach and Chesapeake. He and his wife, Theodora, remain active in their hometown of Chesapeake.