Hampton Roads Community News

Governor McAuliffe Keynotes Annual Fall Reception of Senator Lionell Spruill, Sr.

State Sen.  Lionell Spruill, Sr. hosted his annual  fundraising dinner October 5 at the Delta By Marriott In Chesapeake.  It was a full house of  his friends and political colleagues including Gov. Terry McAuliffe, Congressman Robert “Bobby” Scott (3rd-VA), and Norfolk Mayor Kenneth C. Alexande,r who was the  Master of Ceremonies for the event. All three delivered  speeches and  provided a bit of entertainment roasting Spruill,  who is serving his first term representing the city  of Chesapeake and Norfolk in the state legislature.

During his address, the Governor ran down a check list of his accomplishment  during his term, which ends in November.  He said he hoped fellow Democrat Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam continues the party’s control of the state house.

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