Winsome Sears Wins Historic Election - State and Federal Communications

November 3, 2021  •  

Winsome Sears Wins Historic Election

Virginia State Capitol - KWL / CC BY-SA

Republican Winsome Sears is set to become the first female and first woman of color to serve as Virginia’s Lieutenant Governor after defeating Del. Hala Ayala in the general election.

Sears is also the first Black Republican woman to be elected to the Virginia Assembly back in 2001 when she was elected to represent House District 90.

She had also challenged U.S. Rep. Bobby Scott in 2004 but was ultimately unsuccessful.

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