Suffolk, VA – Today, John de Triquet, the Vice Mayor of Chesapeake, has officially endorsed Mike Dillender for the 84th Virginia House of Delegates District. An experienced civil servant, John knows precisely what it takes to be a successful public official and fair representative of the people. John believes that Mike Dillender will provide the best representation possible for Hampton Roads.

“The 84th House District deserves a fair, honest, and understanding representative in Richmond,” said John de Triquet, Vice Mayor of Chesapeake. “Mike Dillender is a strong advocate for our public schools, safe communities, and creating innovative opportunities for our citizens to experience economic growth. This is why he has earned my endorsement. Mike will be a phenomenal representative in Richmond with his background in business and diverse leadership experience. I look forward to working with him for the benefit of our shared constituents.”

“I am overjoyed to receive the endorsement of John de Triquet,” said Mike Dillender. “With over three decades of service to his community, John has been a fighter and representative of every single one of his constituents. He has been a powerful example of what it means to be a servant leader and to champion the causes of the people he represents. I look forward to representing the portion of Chesapeake that is in the 84th District and commit to working alongside John to ensure the continued excellence of Chesapeake. I am committed to working with elected officials throughout Hampton Roads so that we can secure the best possible future for all of our constituents.”


Mike Dillender is a Navy Veteran with business experience running to represent Virginia’s 84th legislative district. A member of the Stonebridge School Board of Directors and a dedicated member of his church, Mike continues to serve his community with honor. Mike is a proud Virginian who currently lives in Suffolk with his wife Susannah and two school aged children.