GOP Candidate For VA Lt Gov Hit With Anti-Gay Mailer

Richmond’s ABC News affiliate reports:

A Republican state delegate running to be Virginia’s next lieutenant governor is accusing another GOP candidate in the race of homophobia after a mailer showing him attending a PrideFest event with a rainbow-striped shirt on was sent out to convention delegates with a message claiming he was not a true Republican.

The issue came to light earlier this week when Del. Glenn Davis Jr. (R-Virginia Beach) sent a tweet condemning one of his fellow Republicans in the race for lieutenant governor, former delegate Tim Hugo, for being connected to the mailer.

Hugo was not made available for an interview Friday. His campaign manager, Dustin Rhodes, said in a statement the mailer was sent only to expose Del. Davis’s “liberal voting record” and that the image was from the delegate’s public Facebook page.

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