Republican from Virginia
Earl Walker Jackson Sr. is the 2013 Republican nominee for lieutenant governor of Virginia. He was born January 13, 1952 in Chester, Pa. He eventually joined the U.S. Marines where he served for three years. Following the Marines, he entered the University of Massachusetts and graduated in 1975. In 1978, he graduated from Harvard Law School and continued to practice law in the Boston area for 15 years. In 1996, Jackson joined with the Christian Coalition to head "The Samaritan Project," an outreach program that distributed $500,000 to churches that were victim of arson. In 1998, he was consecrated a bishop and went on to establish Exodus Faith Ministries. Currently, Jackson is involved in Hampton Roads politics, serving as a member of the Chesapeake Police Advisory Board, a Trustee of the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce, and a Trustee for Lead Hampton Roads. In 2012, Jackson ran unsuccessfully in the Virginia's Republican primary for the U.S. Senate.
Recent statements involving E.W. Jackson
"In Galveston, Texas, they have allowed people to privatize part of their Social Security. And people are building wealth."
Recent stories featuring E.W. Jackson
"Black pastors are also going to have to answer whether they serve Jesus or the Democrat Party," said E.W. Jackson, the Republican nominee for lieutenant governor. "The black community will never prosper by betraying God and following leadership that curries the favor of the Democrat Party."
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