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Winsome Sears, former state delegate, wins GOP nomination for Virginia lieutenant governor (Washington Post)

"The biggest problem for the Republican ticket is the fact that Virginia has been trending blue," said Stephen J. Farnsworth, a political science professor at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg.

Winsome Sears, former state delegate, wins GOP nomination for Virginia lieutenant governor (Washington Post)

Virginia lieutenant governor’s race attracts a dozen candidates who want to lift role out of obscurity (Washington Post)

“The lieutenant governor matters in two circumstances,” said Stephen J. Farnsworth, a political science professor at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg. “The first one is when the Senate is evenly divided. The lieutenant governor also matters if something happens to the governor. But, short of that, you’re basically in the political on-deck circle.”

Virginia lieutenant governor’s race attracts a dozen candidates who want to lift role out of obscurity (Washington Post)