Richmond, Virginia- Nick Freitas, the Republican representative for Virginia’s 30th district to the House of Delegates has announced his candidacy to seek the GOP nomination for the US Senate in 2018 to hopefully replace incumbent Democrat Senator Tim Kaine. Freitas, a former US Army Green Beret and subject of the short documentary “American Statesman” and showed interest for the seat during the summer when a grassroots groundswell pushing a online draft campaign showed up on Facebook.
The only other declared Republican candidate is Chairman of the Prince William County Board of Supervisors Corey Stewart, with rumors of pastor and former Virginia Lt. Governor nominee E.W Jackson announcing as well.
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