Bob Good

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Bob Good
Personal details
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Tracey
Children3
EducationLiberty University (BS, MBA)

Robert Good is an American politician, businessman, and former athletic director from Virginia. He became the Republican nominee for Virginia's 5th congressional district in the the 2020 elections after defeating incumbent Congressman Denver Riggleman at the district convention.

Early life and education[edit]

Good was raised in Lynchburg, Virginia.[1] He earned a Bachelor of Science in finance and Master of Business Administration from Liberty University.[2]

Career[edit]

He worked for Citi Financial[3] and as athletic director at Liberty University. He was elected to be a Campbell County Supervisor.[4]

In the 2020 elections, Good ran against Denver Riggleman in the Republican nominating convention for Virginia's 5th congressional district in the United States House of Representatives.[5] Good defeated Riggleman with 58% of the vote from party delegates.[6] During the campaign, Good criticized Riggleman for officiating the same-sex wedding of two former campaign volunteers.[7][8]

Personal life[edit]

Good and his wife, Tracey, have three children.[3] Good is a born again Christian.[9]

References[edit]

  1. Kealy, Hannah McComsey & Caroline (2020-06-15). "ABC13 sits down with Bob Good, Virginia's 5th District GOP nominee". WSET. Retrieved 2020-07-23.
  2. Gazette, Special to The. "Campbell County supervisor seeks bid for 5th District seat". YourGV.com. Retrieved June 13, 2020.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Campbell County Supervisor Bob Good announces campaign launch for Congressional Representative to the Fifth District of Virginia". Altavista Journal. Retrieved June 13, 2020.
  4. Brufke, Juliegrace (September 24, 2019). "Liberty University official to launch primary challenge to GOP's Riggleman". The Hill. Retrieved September 24, 2019.
  5. Portnoy, Jenna; Post, The Washington (June 11, 2020). "Virginia roll-in vote to pick GOP House candidate". Fairfield Citizen. Retrieved June 13, 2020.
  6. https://www.richmond.com/news/virginia/update-challenger-bob-good-ousts-rep-denver-riggleman-at-5th-district-gop-nominating-convention/article_9795cb38-7df3-5fa1-ac6e-34129fcf1fb3.html
  7. "Virginia Rep. Riggleman, Who Officiated Same-Sex Wedding, Loses Republican Primary". NPR.org. Retrieved 2020-07-23.
  8. Green, Emma (2020-06-13). "The Wedding That Started a Republican Civil War". The Atlantic. Retrieved 2020-07-23.
  9. "How a Gay Wedding Fractured Virginia Republicans". VPM.org. Retrieved 2020-07-23.

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