RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The candidates for lieutenant governor in next month’s elections in Virginia are scheduled for a debate.
Democrat Justin Fairfax and Republican Jill Vogel will face off Thursday evening in Richmond in a debate sponsored by the Virginia Bar Association. It is their second debate.
Fairfax is a former federal prosecutor. Vogel is a state senator from Fauquier County who has represented northwestern Virginia since 2008.
The debate is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m.
The lieutenant governor post often serves as a launching pad to run for governor. Lieutenant governors can also cast tiebreaking votes in the closely divided state Senate.
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