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Video: Virginia Lt. Governor Forum – Justin Fairfax (D) vs. Jill Vogel (R)

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Excellent job by Justin Fairfax. Terrible job by Jill Vogel, whose answer on climate change was pathetic (it’s “real” – no shit Sherlock! – but nothing about switching to clean energy ASAP); who dodged every which way to claim that her mandatory transvaginal ultrasound bill wasn’t an embarrassment, assault on women’s reproductive freedom, etc.; who believes that we don’t need any limits on the Koch brothers and corporate interests (e.g., monopoly utilities like Dominion Power) buying our elections; who is a gun rights absolutist; who loves badmouthing Virginia’s economy, just like her ticketmate “Enron Ed” Gillespie; etc.

Justin Fairfax to Debate Jill Vogel in Charlottesville, VA

ARLINGTON, Virginia– On August 9, Justin Fairfax will be in Charlottesville, Virginia to participate in the Senior Statesmen of Virginia’s Lieutenant Governor Candidate Forum at Piedmont Community College. Justin will have media availability from 12:50 p.m. to 1:20 p.m. at the event venue.  The forum is from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. and Justin will be available afterwards for questions as well. The forum will be on FB Live on the Justin Fairfax for Lieutenant Governor Facebook page.

Justin will be talking about the importance of economic security and opportunity for all Virginians, growing the Virginia economy and training our workforce for well-paying jobs, healthcare and Medicaid expansion, ensuring access to high-quality education from pre-school to college or vocational training, and ending the school-to-prison pipeline in Virginia. He will be holding his opponent accountable for her record on reproductive rights, discrimination against LGBTQ Virginians, and cuts in education.

The itinerary is as follows:  Press Availability, 501 College Dr, Charlottesville, VA 22902 12:50 p.m. to 1:20 p.m.

Senior Statesmen of Virginia Lieutenant Governor Candidate Forum, Dickinson Auditorium, 501 College Dr, Charlottesville, VA 22902 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.