June 4, 2018 3P

Virginia Democratic candidates in 2nd Congressional District primary generally agree but have different styles

Democrats, who have been waiting for two years for another shot at U.S. Rep. Scott Taylor, a Virginia Beach Republican, will decide next week which of two determined women will carry their banner in November.

The choice in the June 12 primary is between a longtime teacher with decades of local political activism and a retired Navy officer and businesswoman who contends her leadership experience gives her an edge.

The teacher, Karen Mallard, and the former commander, Elaine Luria, agree on many issues. They want the Affordable Care Act bolstered, not dismantled. Cont…

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