Congressional Q&A: Hear from Democrat Jennifer Wexton and Republican Aliscia Andrews in Virginia’s 10th District race

Congressional Q&A: Hear from Democrat Jennifer Wexton and Republican Aliscia Andrews in Virginia's 10th District race

Incumbent U.S. Rep. Jennifer Wexton (D), left, will face challenger Aliscia Andrews (R) this November for the 10th District Congressional District seat. Incumbent U.S. Rep. Jennifer Wexton (D) is being challenged in the 2020 election cycle by first-time candidate Aliscia Andrews (R) in Virginia’s 10th District. Wexton won the 2018 contest over incumbent Republican Barbara Comstock by more than 12 percent. The district includes all of Clarke, Frederick and Loudoun counties, the cities of Winchester, Manassas and Manassas Park and parts of Fairfax and Prince William counties. Prior to Wexton’s 2018 victory, a Republican had held the seat for nearly 40 years. Here’s what the two candidates had to say about their candidacy and some of the leading issues of the day. (Editor’s note: The candidates’ responses have not been edited or condensed. The two will meet for a debate Oct. 15. ) What is the most important distinction between you and your opponent you’d like voters to know? Aliscia Andrews: The most important distinction between my opponent and myself is our records. While my opponent has a record of being a career politician, I served this country in the U.S. Marine Corps and subsequently as a national security policy and strategy subject matter expert contracting with the FBI, the ODNI, and CBP. I understand what it means to serve this country. When elected, I will be the first female Marine to ever serve in Congress in the 100th year of Women’s Suffrage. I’m a Marine, a mom, a […]

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