Nicolas S. Hagen

Key Facts

Party N/A; nonpartisan election
Status Challenger

Background

Nicolas Hagen earned his JD from George Mason University. Hagen is a property developer and cannabis attorney [1]. Hagen previously worked in various strategy roles on Republican campaigns around Virginia [2]. Hagen previously worked for his great-grandfather’s confectionery [1].

Hagen has been labeled as a Republican under VPAP [5].

Key Issues

Public Safety

Hagen wants to decrease crime rates in Roanoke by increasing the size of the police force and providing more equipment and resources to officers [1].

Drugs

Hagen is in favor of legalizing the sale of cannabis to adults over 21 and believes it will set a model for other states to follow. Hagen wants to divert cannabis tax revenue towards strengthening existing infrastructure [2]. 

Elections

Hagen is against a drive-through convention process as he believes it increases corruption and causes liability issues. Hagen also believes that newly re-districted boundaries make Roanoke susceptible to bribery [3]. 

Endorsements

No endorsements could be found.

Sources

1 Nick Hagen for Roanoke City Council
2 Bearing Drift: Hagen: Embracing Cannabis and How Youngkin Can Use It to Fulfill His Campaign Promises
3 Bearing Drift: Hagen: A Message to the Republican Committee for Fifth Congressional District of Virginia
4 Facebook
5 VPAP