Archive for June, 2013

Democratic ticket for Virginia 2013: McAuliffe-Northam-Herring

In Tuesday’s primary election, Virginia Democrats selected state senator and pediatric neurologist Ralph Northam as their candidate for Lieutenant Governor and state senator Mark Herring as their candidate for Attorney General.

They join Terry McAuliffe, the unopposed candidate for governor, as the Democratic ticket for the November 5, 2013, election.

Vote in the Democratic primary June 11

A reminder that the Virginia Democratic party will hold a primary election on Tuesday June 11 to select candidates for Lieutenant Governor and Attorney General to run in the November 5, 2013, election.

In Lexington, voting will be from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Rockbridge Area Relief Association, 350 Spotswood Drive.

For Lieutenant Governor the candidates are:
–Former Virginia Secretary of Technology and U.S. Chief Technology Officer Aneesh Chopra
–State Senator and Pediatric Neurologist Ralph Northam

(You can watch a debate featuring Chopra and Northam before the Arlington County Democratic Committee here.)

For Attorney General the candidates are:
–Former Federal Prosecutor Justin Fairfax
–State Senator Mark Herring

Terry McAuliffe is unopposed and will be the Democratic candidate for Governor.