The Henrico Citizen

McClellan becomes first Black woman from Virginia elected to Congress

Democrat Jennifer McClellan easily won a special election to claim the Fourth District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives Tuesday, earning nearly three-quarters of the vote to easily defeat Republican Leon Benjamin. The victory was a historic one for McClellan, 50, who will become the first Black woman to serve in Congress from Virginia. She will fill the seat […]

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