MENU
component-ddb-728x90-v1-01-desktop

Libertarian candidate enters Virginia gubernatorial fray

cliff-hyra-va-libertarian-1498841188320-7323770-ver1-0.jpg

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A Libertarian Party candidate for governor has qualified to be on the ballot for November's general election in Virginia. The Virginian-Pilot reports 34-year-old Cliff Hyra will join Democratic nominee Ralph Northam and Republican nominee Ed Gillespie on the Nov. 7 ballot. The Virginia Department of Elections confirmed Thursday that Hyra had qualified, following the submission of petitions bearing more than 10,000 signatures. Hyra is a patent attorney from Hanover County and is running for elected office for the first time. He has a bachelor's degree in aerospace engineering from Virginia Tech and a law degree from George Mason University. Libertarian Robert Sarvis collected less than 7 percent of the popular vote in the last Virginia gubernatorial contest. ___ Information from: The Virginian-Pilot, http://pilotonline.com (Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

close video ad
Unmutetoggle ad audio on off

Trending