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Candidates vying for the 88th House of Delegates race will participate in an online debate on Tuesday evening.
The University of Mary Washington hosts the debate, the second of two House of Delegates races for the Fredericksburg area. The first debate concerned the candidates of the 28th arrondissement.
The debate for the 88th House of Delegates seat will include Republican Phillip Scott, Democrat Kecia Evans and libertarian Timothy Lewis. The candidates are vying for the seat held by Republican Del. Mark Cole, who is not seeking re-election.
The 88th arrondissement covers part of the counties of Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania, Stafford and Fauquier.
The debates will not take place in the traditional live setting. Instead, the events will take place on Zoom and can be viewed by the public on YouTube.
Viewers will be able to submit questions until 11 a.m. Tuesday using an online form, available online at umw.edu.
âAs COVID has forced us to debate online this fall, we can expect vigorous discussions on the way forward for Virginia,â said Stephen Farnsworth, professor of political science at UMW and director of the Center for Leadership and Media Studies of the university.