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Cline, Obenshain draw opponents

By Lynn R. Michell

Word came this week that two more Republicans in the 6th District will be challenged by Democrats.

24th House District:

Ellen Arthur, an attorney who practiced law for 35 years in Lexington, announced that she will run for the 24th House District seat that is currently held by Ben Cline (see Lexington attorney Ellen Arthur to challenge Del. Ben Cline in the Roanoke Times). Ms. Arthur, who will kick off her campaign on April 2 in Lexington, Staunton, Amherst, and Bath County, is particularly driven by Cline’s opposition to the expansion of Medicaid in Virginia.

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Obenshain draws opponent for 26th state senate district

By Lynn R. Mitchell

Democrat April Moore, 62, a retired teacher from Orkney Springs, plans to seek theĀ  Democratic nomination to run against long-time Republican State Senator Mark Obenshain for the 26th Senate District seat. Obenshain, who unsuccessfully ran for state attorney general in 2013, has announced his intention to seek reelection.

 

 

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