For Immediate Release
Norfolk, Virginia, May 25, 2016– Delegate Joseph C. Lindsey (D-90) has filed his candidacy for the Virginia State Senate just after his colleague Senator Kenneth Cooper Alexander was elected Mayor of the city of Norfolk, Virginia on May 3, 2016.
Delegate Lindsey currently serves the citizens of the 90th House District in the House of Delegates of the Virginia General Assembly, where he has focused on Education, Law Enforcement, Restoration of Civil Rights, Veterans’ Benefits, Public Safety, the Environment, Opportunities for Small Business Owners and for those who are striving to become Small Business Owners.
“I have focused on these issues because these are the concerns that matter most to my constituents and many others in Hampton Roads. I have focused on these issues because these are the issues that matter to the people I represent.”
– Delegate Joe Lindsey
Joe was born and raised in Norfolk, Virginia and has been an attorney serving the needs of the people in Hampton Roads for more than 32 years. Prior to being elected to the General Assembly, he served as an adjunct faculty member of the Hampton Institute, served on the board for Tidewater Community College and was a substitute judge in the courts of Hampton Roads for 15 years. Joe has dedicated his life to service and to serving the people in the community, as is proven through his motto, “Making Government Work for You.”
Joe recently announced his official run for the Virginia State Senate, stating “As much as I have accomplished and enjoyed serving in the House of Delegates, I want to do more – I want to be your State Senator. Not for the title…not for the benefits or rewards…not because it’s something I just feel like doing. No. I’m doing this because almost 57 years ago, James and Nola Lindsey began to instill in me the steadfast belief that to whom much is given, much is expected…and we must serve.”