By Lynn R. Mitchell
Two years ago Roger Jarrell II was elected chairman of the Rockbridge Area Republican Committee and, in the time since then, he has diligently worked to build the party, recruit candidates to run for public office, and supported Republican elected officials.
The Rockbridge Area Republican Committee is part of the 6th Congressional District that is represented by Congressman Bob Goodlatte (R-6th District).
Roger a Lexington native who attended local schools, is well known in the area and had won support from residents and the business community. After graduating from Lexington High School and Virginia Military Institute, he went on to earn his law degree at Washington and Lee University and now is in private practice. His involvement in politics began more than 20 years ago when he worked on Congressman Bob Goodlatte’s campaign for Congress as well as campaigns for Oliver North and John Warner.
Now up for re-election, the meeting to vote for him will be on Saturday, April 2, at 10:00am at Rockbridge County High School.