Clifton Cauthorne, a RepublicanÂ council member inÂ Pound VA,Â has filed for the Republican nomination to fill the 4th district House of Delegates seat that was recently vacated when Ben Chafin was elected to fill Virginia’s 38th Senate seat vacated by Phil Puckett’s resignation on June 9th. The special election to fill the 4th district seat will be held on December 9th, 2014.Â [read_more]
On Friday, Clifton Cauthorne released this statement:
It is official. At noon today I turned in my paperwork to run for the Republican nomination for the Fourth District House of Delegates seat. I hope many of my Facebook friends will join me at a Mass Meeting to choose the candidate at Castlewood High School on Saturday, October 4th. Registration will be from 4:00-6:00PM, and the Mass Meeting will take place at 6:00PM. All registered voters are welcome to participate.
Mr.Cauthorne is a Pastor at Calvary Baptist Church in Clintwood, VA. Â He is married and the father of 6 children who are home schooled. Â He very much supports home schooling and parental rights. Â He is a conservative republican who is pro life and a supporter of traditional marriage between a man a woman. Â One of the reasons he wants to go to Richmond is to work against the government regulations that are stiflingly our energy companies in Virginia and our small farmers across the state.
Pastor Cauthorne discusses his candidacy in this interview: