Senator Linda ‘Toddy” Puller will retire after 23 years in the Virginia General Assembly. [read_more] She was first elected to the House of Delegates in 1991 and the state Senate in 1999. She is the widow of the Pulizter Prize winning Vietnam veteran, Lewis B. Puller Jr.
Republican Mayor of Dumfries, Jerry Foreman, has said he will run for Puller’s seat this year. It is a heavily democrat district.