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Del. Lee Carter announces bid for Virginia governor

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Posted at 4:01 PM, Jan 01, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-01 16:01:49-05

RICHMOND, Va. - Virginia Delegate Lee Carter (D-Prince William) announced Friday that he is running for Governor of Virginia in 2021.

Carter made his announcement with a campaign video New Years Day on Twitter:

He joins former Gov. Terry McAuliffe, current Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax, Delegate Kirk Cox, Del. Jennifer Carroll Foy, and State Senator Jennifer McClellan as a candidate for the Democratic nomination.

Carter is a veteran and a self-described Democrat Socialist.