Morgan Griffith is a father, husband and former small town attorney serving his fourth term in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Before being elected to Congress in 2010, Morgan served as a member of the Virginia House of Delegates from 1994 to 2011, where he represented the City of Salem, portions of Roanoke County, and prior to 2002 represented portions of Montgomery County. In 2000, Morgan became the House Majority Leader, the first Republican in Virginia history to hold that position.
Morgan is a strong conservative, fighting to keep taxes low, stop wasteful government spending and rollback burdensome, job-killing regulations.
In the House of Delegates, he sponsored and passed critical legislation to help make Virginians safer from violent crime and worked to make the Commonwealth a welcome environment for businesses and families.
Since he was elected to Congress, Morgan has used his position on the House Energy and Commerce Committee to fight for jobs, standing up to President Obama’s reckless and out-of-control regulatory policies particularly Obama’s rogue Environmental Protection Agency. He has promoted policies that will create jobs and grow our economy.
Throughout his life Morgan has fought to protect our Constitutional freedoms and liberty. He makes no apology for defending the 2nd Amendment or any other rights of the people recognized in the United States Constitution’s Bill of Rights.
Morgan is a graduate of Salem’s Andrew Lewis High School and an honors graduate of Emory and Henry College. After completing studies at the Washington and Lee University School of Law, Morgan returned to Southwest Virginia where he operated his own private law practice for over two decades.
Morgan is married to Hilary Davis Griffith. Together they have three children, and make their home in Salem, VA.