Former Congressman and Navy Seal Scott Taylor Endorses Kathy Owens for the 82nd District House of Delegates

May 12, 2021

Virginia Beach, VA — Today former Congressman and Navy Seal Scott Taylor endorses Kathy Owens to be the Republican Candidate to represent the 82nd recently left open by the Honorable Delegate Jason Miyares successful bid for the Republican Nomination for Attorney General.

Scott proclaimed “Kathy is a Conservative, Mother, Veteran, Business Community Leader, and she has served our Commonwealth selflessly for years on the Virginia Veteran Services Board.  There is no doubt that Kathy is the Woman for the Job!”

As the current Delegate Jason Miyares secures the support of the Republican Party of Virginia for Attorney General an opening is left.  In order to fulfill the vacancy, The Republican Legislative District Committee for the 82nd House District has determined a Canvass will be held on Saturday, June 5th from 10am – 3pm at Galilee Episcopal Church in order to decide who will represent the Republican Party in November.

Kathy is a former Navy Pilot, small business owner, and mom who has dedicated over 30 years to the Virginia Beach community.  After retiring from the United States Navy with over 10,000 hours of flight experience, Kathy began her own commercial real estate company Beach Development Group.  Focused on the understanding that good real estate projects like good government policy create employment opportunities, improve the landscape, and add value to the community.  Owens serves on many boards and committees throughout the Commonwealth including the Board of Veteran Services (BVS), Military Economic Development Advisory Committee (MEDAC), and Virginia War Memorial Foundation (VWMF).

This comes following several other notable endorsements such as City Councilmember Michael Berlucchi, Former Secretary of Commerce Jim Cheng, and Legendary Aviator Dickie Burke.