In addition to the January 5 Georgia runoff elections for U.S. Senate, there is another special election far closer to home, to be held on the same day. In Virginia’s 2nd Delegate District, incumbent Jennifer D. Carroll Foy vacated her seat in order to run for governor on the Democrat side.
Heather Mitchell, formerly a senior aide to the Prince William County Board of Supervisors, is the Republican nominee. She faces Democrat Candi King. Mitchell recently joined WMAL’s Mornings on the Mall radio program, to discuss her priorities if elected to Virginia’s House of Delegates.
“I will always be a strong voice for our heroes in blue, and I will always put the safety and security of our communities first,” Mitchell said. “When you go door to door, that is what you hear the major concern is.”
Mitchell advocated for smarter COVID policies, to include more transparency and communication from state officials. She additionally called for the safe reopening of schoolhouse doors. As the result of extended school closures, “students are falling further and further behind,” Mitchell lamented.