Virginia General Assembly

New year, same issues in play in 93rd District Delegates race

The issues haven’t changed and neither have the candidates.

What has changed: It’s a year later and Democrat Mike Mullin is the incumbent in the 93rd District House of Delegates, and Republican Heather Cordasco is challenging him again for the seat.

Mullin defeated Cordasco last November in a special election for the seat, which was vacated when Monty Mason resigned to run for the state Senate seat previously held by John Miller, who died last April.

Mullin, 35, is a prosecutor in the Suffolk Commonwealth’s Attorney office. He took a leave of absence from his job about three weeks ago.

Cordasco, 54, who previously served on the Williamsburg-James City County School...