Dr. Jarris Louis Taylor Jr.
Virginia State House of Delegates
Dr. Jarris Louis Taylor, Jr., is a Veteran, Educator, Leader who is running for the House of Delegates in the 86th District. Dr. Taylor’s theme is Service Before Self and his vision for the 86th District is to provide world renowned representation in the General Assembly for all the members of the District with an emphasis on emphasis on five key priorities: Education, Healthcare (Women’s Reproductive Rights), Veterans, Environment, and Transportation.
Dr. Taylor is a servant leader, committed and dedicated to community service and has held numerous executive leadership positions while serving the nation and the Commonwealth of Virginia: Obama Administration, 2009 – 2017, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force. United States Air Force, Master Sergeant (Retired) 1985 – 2005. He is currently a member of National Security Leaders for America and a Board of Trustees member of the Virginia Veterans Services Foundation. He was appointed by Governor Tim Kaine to the Commonwealth of Virginia Governor’s Advisory Board on National and Community Service, Chair, 2008-2010; Commonwealth of Virginia Governor’s Commission on National and Community Service, Commissioner, 2007- 2008. He is a life member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
Senator Mark Warner
“I am proud to support Dr. Jarris Taylor for the House of Delegates in the 86th District. He continues to serve the citizens of the “I fully support Dr. Jarris Taylor for the House of Delegates in the 86th District. For three years he served as the chair Commonwealth and the nation as a veteran, educator and leader. He is a Board of Trustee member for the Virginia Veterans Services Foundation and member of National Security Leaders for America. His dedication and work ethic towards community service and national security is above reproach. He is a public servant who will go above and beyond for all the residents of the 86th District as their Delegate.”
Senator Tim Kaine
“I fully support Dr. Jarris Taylor for the House of Delegates in the 86th District. For three years he served as the chair for the Governor’s Advisory Board on National and Community Service and was dedicated to the success of volunteers and community organizations throughout the Commonwealth. He will have the same commitment and dedication as the Delegate representing the 86th District.”
Congressman Bobby Scott
U.S. House of Representatives
“I have known Dr. Jarris Taylor for the past three decades. He is a Veteran, Educator and Leader who has served our nation and community in an exemplary manner. He will be a Delegate who you can trust to fight for your interests, work hard to improve the District and be prepared to serve in the General Assembly on day one.”
Senator Mamie Locke
VA State Senate
“As a strong educator and a devoted veteran, Dr. Taylor’s commitment to service is admirable, and I am proud to endorse his campaign. His priorities of women’s reproductive rights, education, and the environment are all important issues that need to be addressed at the General Assembly.”
Delegate Jeion Ward
VA House of Delegates
“I proudly endorse Dr. Jarris Taylor for the House of Delegates in the 86th District. We need leaders like Jarris who are dedicated to funding public education, making healthcare more affordable, serving the needs of our veterans, protecting the environment, and investing in transportation.”
President Emeritus Dr. William R. Harvey
“Jarris and I have known each other for years through our work at Hampton University. I have found him to be a man of honor, hard working, and great character. He served Hampton University and the Obama Administration in an outstanding fashion. I fully endorse Jarris for the 86th district.”