Meet the 2017 November Election Candidates

Leenika Belfield-Martin | Lifestyle Editor This year another election will take place on November 7th: The Virginia Election. The Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia is similar to the President of the United States. The governor is the head of Virginia’s executive branch and holds the duty “for ensuring that laws are faithfully executed” and also “for the safety of the state, as he serves as commander-in-chief of the Virginia Militia.” The candidates for this office are Ralph S. Northam, Edward W. Gillespie and Clifford D. Hyra. Ralph S. Northam is the democratic nominee for Governor and is currently Virginia’s … Continue reading Meet the 2017 November Election Candidates