Candidate Profile: Justin Fairfax (Governor)

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Justin Fairfax is a Democratic candidate for Virginia Governor.


Justin Fairfax is a Democratic candidate for Virginia Governor. His name will appear on the ballot on June 8 during the Democratic Party primary election.


Name: Justin Fairfax

Race: Governor

Party: Democratic

Website: justinfairfax.com

Biography: Justin Fairfax is the current Lieutenant Governor of Virginia, serving alongside Gov. Ralph Northam. He is the second African American person to be elected to a statewide office in Virginia. Fairfax graduated from Duke University with a bachelors degree in public policy studies. He graduated from Columbia Law School in 2005. He is an attorney, working as a litigation partner in Northern Virginia and Washington D.C. He also worked as as federal prosecutor for the Eastern District of Virginia.

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