Rep. Scott Taylor facing primary challenge

Mary Jones announced her plans to run against Scott Taylor for Virginia's 2nd District seat in next year's midterm elections.

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WVEC) -- Congressman Scott Taylor is facing a challenge from within his own party.

On Wednesday Mary Jones announced her plans to run against the Republican for Virginia's 2nd District seat.

Jones is a former chairman of the James City County Board of Supervisors.She is a vocal supporter of President Trump, and promised to help the president repeal the Affordable Care Act and stop illegal immigration.

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She will run against Taylor in the June 2018 primaries.