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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.
Mary Jones is running against Rep. Scott Taylor for Republican nomination for the Virginia 2nd District seat in the 2018 midterm election.

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.

She will run against Taylor in the June 2018 primaries.