Mike Karslake has received support from a diverse group of leaders and advocates across his jurisdiction.

These endorsements reflect his commitment to equality, justice and compassion, as well as his ability to build coalitions and effectively advocate for constituents.

Here are some of the individuals and organizations that have endorsed his campaign.

Del. Barry D. Knight

Del. Barry D. Knight serves in the Virginia House of Delegates, first elected in January 2009. Barry serves as the Chairman of the House Appropriations Committee and serves on both the General Laws Committee and the Rules Committee.


Mike Karslake has roots in the Virginia Beach community. With 44 years of marriage and a business owner for 38 years, Mike knows Virginia Beach and cares about the challenges families face today. I wholeheartedly support him to serve as our Delegate for the 96th District.

Mayor Bobby Dyer

Mayor Bobby Dyer was elected Mayor in November, 2018 and was re-elected in November, 2020. He is the first Veteran and the first Ph.D. to be elected Mayor of Virginia Beach. Previously, he served on City Council, first elected in 2004 and re-elected three times.


I’m happy to support Mike Karslake for the House of Delegates. It’s important to elect leaders with the temperament and maturity to bring people together to move us forward. Mike is the kind of person we all can work with.

Mike Callan

Va. Beach School Board Member District 6


I have had the good pleasure of meeting and speaking with Mike Karslake and sincerely believe that he will bring a leadership style that is principled, wise, foundational and greatly needed as we navigate the challenges that confront us in the city of Va. Beach and in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Del. Anne Ferrell Tata

Leigh Henderson

Virginia Beach Treasurer

525 Virginia Beach Police Officers

The law enforcement community has been under attack. Your pledge to support, demonstrates that you and not your opponent, understands the plight of today's officers.

Hampton Roads Black Caucus Endorses
Mike Karslake

American Veterans Vote Endorses
Mike Karslake

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