Rob Wittman. Photo by Susan Larson.

Wittman, Mosher Debate October 6 at UMW

by | Dec 13, 2014 | Government

The candidates for Virginia’s 1st Congressional District will debate in Fredericksburg on October 6.

Incumbent Rep. Rob Wittman (R) and Democratic challenger Norm Mosher will meet in Dodd Auditorium, George Washington Hall, at the University of Mary Washington.  The event, which begins at 7:30 p.m., is free and open to the public.

Wittman, a resident of Montross, co-chairs the House Chesapeake Bay Watershed Caucus and serves on the House Natural Resources Committee. Prior to his election to Congress in 2007, he served in the Virginia House of Delegates for the Northern Neck.

Website: Wittman Congress
Facebook: RobWittmanforCongress
Twitter: @ReElectWittman

Norm Mosher. Photo courtesy of the candidate.

Mosher, a resident of Irvington, has served on the Irvington Town Council and as chair of the Lancaster County Democratic Committee.  Moser’s 26-year Naval career included service in Vietnam. He was awarded the Legion of Merit with Combat Distinguishing Device, the Bronze Medal with Combat Distinguishing Device, and the Air Medal.

Website: Norm Mosher for Congress
Facebook: NormGMosher
Twitter: @Mosher4Virginia

Questions will be presented by Chelyen Davis, assistant editorial page editor at The Free Lance-Star, and Ted Schubel, news director for B101.5 and WFVA’s News Talk 1230.  Stephen Farnsworth, professor of political science and director of the Center for Leadership and Media Studies, will moderate the program.

Wittman, Mosher and Independent Green Party of Virginia candidate Gail Parker are on the November 4, 2014, general election ballot.  On election day polling places will be open from 6 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Virginia’s 1st Congressional District is comprised of the counties and cities of Caroline, Essex, Fredericksburg, Gloucester, King and Queen, King George, King William, Lancaster, Mathews, Middlesex, Nothumberland, Poquoson, Richmond, Stafford, Westmoreland, Williamsburg, York, Fauquier (part), James City (part), Newport News (part), Prince William (part) and Spotsylvania (part).

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