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Virginia 2021: Updated List of Possible Candidates for Governor, Lt. Governor

Chris Saxman, intrepid political whisperer who hosts his Virginia FREE radio show weekdays from 5-6:00 pm, and hosts Bearing Drift Zoom political townhalls, has updated his list of names for possible 2021 statewide candidates.

Governor (14)

Democrats (4)

Former Governor Terry McAuliffe
Senator Jennifer McClellan (#24 out of 40 in the Senate)
Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax
Delegate Jennifer Carroll Foy (#93 out of 100 in the House)

Republicans (9)

Senator Amanda Chase (#34 out of 40 in the Senate)
Delegate and former Speaker Kirk Cox (#10 out of 100 in the House)
Former Senator Bill Carrico (#4 out of 40 in the Senate)
Glenn Youngkin CEO Carlyle Group
Senator Emmett Hanger (#1 in Senate)
NEW! Loudoun County Sheriff Mike Chapman
Pete Snyder – businessman
Pete Doran
Neil Chatterjee Chairman Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

Independent (1)

Congressman Denver Riggleman

Lt. Governor (13)

Democrats (9)

Delegate Elizabeth Guzman (#96 out of 100 in the House)
Delegate Hala Ayala (#85 out of 100 in the House)
Delegate Sam Rasoul (#97 out of 100 in the House)
Andria McClellan – Norfolk City Council
Sean Perryman – Fairfax NAACP
Dr. Babur Lateef Prince William Board Chairman, UVA Board
Paul Goldman
Xavier Warren – NFL Player agent
NEXT – Major name in Democratic circles close to entering

Republicans (4)

Delegate Glenn Davis (#30 out of 100 in the House)
Former Delegate Tim Hugo (#33 out of 100 in the House)
Lance Allen
Puneet Ahluwalia – businessman

In his job as Executive Director of Virginia FREE a non-partisan, non-profit established in 1988 that informs the business community in order to advance free enterprise and responsible, pro-business government, and as a former member of the Virginia House of Delegates (2002-10), Chris has his finger on the pulse of Commonwealth politics. To receive informational newsletters from him text VAFREE to 22828.