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Wittman, Rowe to Debate October 24 in Fredericksburg

By Susan Larson

Update Monday, Oct. 24
Independent Gail Parker will also be participating in the debate on Monday, Oct. 24, 2016. She was not included in the original announcement of the debate, but now confirms she has been invited and is attending.
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Fredericksburg, Va. — The candidates for Congress in Virginia’s First District will debate at the University of Mary Washington (UWM) on October 24, 2016.

U.S. Rep. Rob Wittman (R) has held the seat since 2007. He is seeking the GOP nomination for Virginia governor in 2017. He previously served as a member of the state House of Delegates and the Westmoreland County Board of Supervisors.

Matt Rowe (D), is a member of the Bowling Green Town Council. A graduate of Hampden-Sydney College, Rowe earned a post-baccalaureate certificate in Geographic Information Systems from Virginia Commonwealth University, and works in Stafford County as a G.I.S. analyst.

The debate begins at 7:30 p.m. in Dodd Auditorium, 1301 College Ave., Fredericksburg.

The debate is co-sponsored by UMW College Republicans, UMW Young Democrats the UMW Legislative Action Committee of the Student Government Association, the Fredericksburg Regional Chamber of Commerce and The Free Lance–Star.

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Virginia’s 1st Congressional District Candidate Questionnaire: Matt Rowe

Virginia’s 1st Congressional District Candidate Questionnaire: Rob Wittman

Fredericksburg Voters’ Guide for the 2016 Presidential General Election

Spotsylvania Voters’ Guide November 2016

Presidential Candidate Jill Stein to Speak at UMW

Matt Rowe Named Democratic Nominee for Congress in Virginia’s First District

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