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In the Race

Wednesday, March 30, 2005; Page B05

Virginia's lieutenant governor has limited responsibilities, but the job is a potential steppingstone to higher office. A crowded field of candidates will vie for their parties' nominations in June 14 primaries:

Democrats

_____Virginia Government_____
Bat Soars To Lofty Status in Virginia (The Washington Post, Mar 29, 2005)
In Va. Governor's Race, Spotlight on Taxes Again (The Washington Post, Mar 27, 2005)
Homer Tapped as Transportation Chief in Va. (Associated Press, Mar 24, 2005)
Va. Voters Promised a Voice on Taxes (The Washington Post, Mar 23, 2005)
Full Report

Viola O. Baskerville of Richmond, a House delegate

Leslie L. Byrne of Fairfax, a former congresswoman and state senator

J. Chapman Petersen of Fairfax County, a House delegate

Phillip P. Puckett of Russell County, a state senator

Republicans

Bill Bolling of Hanover County, a state senator

Sean T. Connaughton, Prince William Board of County Supervisors chairman

Gilbert K. Davis, a Fairfax County lawyer

Kenneth Golden, a Virginia Beach resident who is financing his campaign

Emmett W. Hanger Jr. of Augusta County, a state senator


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