Meet the Candidates: Abigail Spanberger

Posted at 10:39 PM, Apr 19, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-19 22:49:05-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- November's elections are just around the corner, with June's primaries coming even sooner.

It's time to meet the candidates, all of whom have been invited to appear on CBS 6 News at 7p.m.

We then post all the interviews on

Thursday, Abigail Spanberger, a Democrat running in the 7th District race for the chance to face Republican Rep. Dave Brat, stopped by the studio.

She says her candidacy is about reaching across the aisle to get things done, with a focus on healthcare, and preventing gun violence, among other issues.

Depend on CBS 6 News and for complete Campaign 2018 coverage. Watch CBS 6 News at 7 p.m. with Bill Fitzgerald for our "Meet the Candidates" interviews. Here's a tentative schedule: 

Senate Race
Tim Kaine – Monday, April 2
Corey Stewart – Wednesday, April 18
E.W. Jackson – Friday, April 6
Nick Freitas - Tuesday, April 17

7th District Race
Dave Brat - Monday, April 23
Abigail Spanberger – Thursday, April 19
Dan Ward – Monday, April 9
Helen Alli – Wednesday, April 11

4th District Race
Donald McEachin – Tuesday, April 3
Shion Fenty – Tuesday, April 10
Ryan McAdams – Thursday, April 12

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