Richmond Times-Dispatch: Del. Jennifer Carroll Foy begins run for governor, says she is the ‘right leader’ for Virginia

Del. Jennifer Carroll Foy, D-Prince William, on Wednesday is formally launching her campaign for governor, pitching herself as the “right leader for this moment.”

Carroll Foy, a criminal defense attorney in her second term in the General Assembly, is vying for a gubernatorial term that starts in January 2022, when Virginia, like the rest of the country, will almost certainly be working to recover from the pandemic.

As she sees it, the state’s next leader will be tasked with protecting public safety while helping jump-start the economy.

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