“I got elected when I was 30 and I’m 46 now,” commented Congressman Robert Hurt.
Hurt was referring to his entire time in elected office which included terms in the House of Delegates and the Virginia Senate. He was elected to his first elected office right at the turn of the century.
“I never thought, when I first ran, that I wanted to do it for a career,” he said.
“I never thought I would end up in Washington,” he added.