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  • OCTOBER BUSINESS BREAKFAST

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    Name: OCTOBER BUSINESS BREAKFAST
    Date: October 12, 2017
    Time: 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM EDT
    Registration: Register Now
    Event Description:
    Virginia voters will head to the polls on November 7th to elect a new Governor, Lt. Governor, and Attorney General. Meet the candidates for Virginia Lt. Governor at the October Business Breakfast and hear their vision for the future of Virginia. 


    Justin Fairfax, Democrat candidate for Lt. Governor is confirmed.








    Jill Vogel, Republican candidate for Lt. Governor is confirmed.





     
     

    The Lieutenant Governor is a constitutional officer of the Commonwealth of Virginia. The Lieutenant Governor is elected every four years along with the Governor and Attorney General.

     The governor and lieutenant governor are elected separately and thus may be of different political parties. The lieutenant governor serves as the President of the Senate of Virginia and is first in the line of succession to the governor; in the event the governor dies, resigns, or otherwise leaves office, the lieutenant governor becomes governor. Unlike the governor, the Lieutenant Governor of Virginia can run for re-election.

     Since the late 1920s, the lieutenant governor has been one of only three positions that competes in a statewide election in Virginia (along with the governor and attorney general). Since the governor cannot succeed himself, whoever is elected lieutenant governor is almost always considered a leading candidate for governor.

    Event Sponsors:
    Location:
    Belle Haven Country Club
    6023 Fort Hunt Road
    Alexandria, VA 22307
     
    Date/Time Information:
    Thursday, October 12
    8:00 am  Registration and Buffet Breakfast
    8:30 am  Program
     
    Fees/Admission:
    $25 Chamber Members & Guests
    $40 Non-Chamber
    $250 Event Patron

     
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