Virginia LCV calls on Northam to resign office immediately

For Immediate Release:
Friday, Feb. 1, 2019

Lee Francis | Deputy Director
Virginia League of Conservation Voters
(804) 225-1902 |


RICHMOND – In response to Friday’s confirmed reports of Governor Northam’s blatantly racist past actions, Michael Town, executive director of the Virginia League of Conservation Voters, issued the following statement:

“We strongly condemn Governor Northam’s past actions and call for his immediate resignation. We look forward to working with a Justin Fairfax administration going forward to advance conservation and environmental quality for all Virginians.”



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