Del. L. Scott Lingamfelter (R-Prince William) has thrown his hat into the ring for lieutenant governor.
Pete Snyder, chairman of the GOP’s VA Victory 2012, the Republicans’ coordinated campaign, reportedly also is considering a bid.
On the Democrats’ side, Aneesh Chopra, the former White House chief technology officer, is widely expected to run for the position.
Other Democrats being mentioned as candidates for lieutenant governor are: former House minority leader Ward L. Armstrong (Martinsville) and Del. Kenneth Cooper Alexander (Norfolk).
The incumbent, Lieutenant Gov. Bill Bolling (R), is running for governor.