Fresh out of college, Blakely Lockhart is challenging her state delegate Del. John McGuire for the 56 House of Delegates seat. (Parts of Henrico, Louisa, Spotsylvania, and Goochland)
In this interview, Marques Jones (Henrico County Democratic Committee Chair) and Brandon Jarvis (journalist) talk to Lockhart about her candidacy and why she believes she will serve the district better than McGuire.
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