LEON — It’s for real. Culpeper County resident Tina Freitas is running for the 24th District Virginia Senate seat held for two decades by Emmett Hanger, R-Mount Solon.
Freitas, the 40-year-old wife of GOP state Del. Nick Freitas, announced her candidacy Saturday at rallies in Madison and Augusta counties.
Republican radio host John Fredericks, who chaired President Donald Trump’s 2016 Virginia campaign, already has dubbed them a “power couple.” If she is elected, they may become the first husband-wife duo to serve concurrently in the General Assembly.
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