Rob Wittman

1st Congressional District Democratic candidates to hold forum in James City

1st Congressional District Democratic candidates to hold forum in James City

Democratic candidates looking to unseat Rep. Rob Wittman (R-Westmoreland) will gather for a candidates forum March 1 in James City.

Candidates Edwin Santana, Ryan Sawyers and John Suddarth are expected to attend the forum. The event is free and open to the public, said Christina Verderosa of Peninsula Voices for Change.

Santana is a Stanford resident and former Marine, while Swayers is chairman of the Prince William School Board and Suddarth is a Hanover businessman and Army veteran.

Peninsula Voices for Change, a progressive nonprofit, sponsors the forum.

Rachel Bitecofer, a Christopher Newport University professor and assistant director of the college’s Wason...

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