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Rappahannock Record: Rashid invites Rep. Wittman to participate in six debates


Qasim Rashid, the Democratic nominee for U.S. Congress in the First District, on July 8 sent a letter to Republican incumbent Rep. Rob Wittman inviting him to participate in six debates during the current campaign season.

“After speaking with our constituents, it is clear that two debates are not enough, especially during such a challenging and uncertain time. We have spoken with constituents all around the district—from Manassas to Mathews—and regarding these debates, they have told us two things loud and clear. One: that they want ample opportunity to hear from us. And two: that we must meet them where they are.

“We propose the following locations to maximize access and participation from our constituents: Hanover/New Kent, Prince William County, Montross/King George, Fredericksburg/Stafford, Williamsburg and Middlesex.”

As of July 14, no debates had been scheduled.

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