93rd District candidates mix it up at forum

WILLIAMSBURG — The crowd that filled the 268-seat theater at the Williamsburg Library on Thursday night for a League of Women Voters candidate forum between 93rd House of Delegates candidates saw a feisty contest that was more debate than forum.

Del. Monty Mason, D-Williamsburg, and his Republican opponent Lara Overy, mixed it up before a crowd evenly split between Democrats and Republicans, based on the ovations for the candidates.

While the candidates agreed on some issues, including the need for more funding for public education, the importance of training workers on the Peninsula and the importance of transportation, particularly the widening of I-64, they also had...