With Gov. Ralph Northam (D) already reeling from accusations of racism relating to a medical school yearbook picture featuring a man in blackface and another in Ku Klux Klan garb on his page, now Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax (D) faces further problems related to sexual assault.
Vanessa Tyson is a Scripps College (CA) professor is now coming forward to make claims against Mr. Fairfax. Therefore, the Lt. Governor’s political future may now be more likely to end in resignation than Gov. Northam’s. Should both men resign, Attorney General Mark Herring (D) would become Governor. With Northam holding firm, and Fairfax in trouble, the chances of the Governor holding onto his position have improved.
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