Albemarle Sheriff J.E. "Chip" Harding Endorses Bryce Reeves for State Senate

FREDERICKSBURG -- Senator Bryce Reeves (R-Spotsylvania) announced today that Albemarle County Sheriff J.E. “Chip” Harding has endorsed his candidacy for re-election to Virginia’s 17th Senate District.

Sheriff Harding said, “I’m proud to support Bryce because he has a strong understanding of the problems facing our justice system. We’ve worked closely together throughout the years and I know personally that I can always count on Bryce Reeves to get the job done and put public safety first.”

Reeves represents part of Albemarle County.

“I could not be more honored to have Sheriff Harding’s endorsement,” Reeves said. “He has served the community for almost 50 years and is one of the most compassionate Law Enforcement Officers I have ever met. Sheriff Harding believes in maintaining a fair and equal justice system, and has devoted much of his career to improving the quality of investigations in Albemarle County and around the entire Commonwealth.”

Reeves added, “Although he is retiring this year, I look forward to continuing our working relationship and protecting all those in Albemarle County.”

Bryce Reeves is a small business owner, former Army Ranger, and former Prince William County narcotics detective. He currently represents the 17th District in the Virginia Senate, which includes the City of Fredericksburg and the Counties of Albemarle (part), Culpeper (part), Louisa (part), Orange, and Spotsylvania (part). Senator Reeves Chairs the Senate Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services, in addition to sitting on the Committees on Courts of Justice, General Laws and Technology, Rules, and Privileges and Elections. Senator Reeves resides in Spotsylvania County with his wife Anne and their two children, Nicole and Jack.