GOP Candidate in VA HoD-2 Withdraws From Race

Speaker William Howell issued a statement after the withdrawal of Republican candidate Laquan Austion from the House of Delegates race:

“Laquan Austion is withdrawing his candidacy for the Second House District effective today. We appreciate his willingness to run for office and serve. We have already started the process of recruiting a strong candidate that will give voters a clear choice in November.” 

Background: Richmond Times-Dispatch — Virginia House candidate’s LinkedIn lists college degrees he doesn’t have