Elections

Vangie Williams places bid for 2020 1st Congressional District race

Vangie Williams places bid for 2020 1st Congressional District race

Vangie Williams will run again against Rep. Rob Wittman to represent the 1st Congressional District in 2020.

Williams officially filed her declaration of candidacy with the Virginia Department of Elections on Jan. 9, according to a news release from Williams’ campaign office.

Williams ran against Wittman as the Democratic candidate for the 1st Congressional District in the 2018 midterm elections. Williams received 148,464 or 45 percent of the votes, and Wittman received 183,250 or 55 percent of the votes, according to the Virginia Department of Elections.

In the news release, Williams said she ran a positive campaign and will continue that strategy in her next...

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