National Democratic groups that previously called on Virginia governor Ralph Northam to resign announced a partnership with his political action committee to flip the commonwealth’s Republican-controlled legislature this November.
South Bend mayor and Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Saturday repeated his call for Virginia’s Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam and Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax to resign.
Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax (D.), who is facing two allegations of sexual assault, is being denied a table at the Democratic Party of Virginia’s Blue Commonwealth Gala fundraiser in June.
Another high-ranking Virginia Democrat is facing accusations of misconduct.
The end of Virginia’s legislative session last week brings to the fore a closely watched campaign season, with control of both chambers of the legislature in contention.
Two staffers for Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax resigned in the midst of a series of scandals afflicting the state’s political leaders, including two accusations of sexual assault against Fairfax himself.
Former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D.) has called on Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax (D.) to resign after another woman accused Fairfax of sexual misconduct, releasing a statement through attorneys on Friday.