Philip Forgit gets Democratic nomination for 1st Congressional District

From the Richmond Times-Dispatch: Democrats nominate Forgit for 1st District:

Philip Forgit of Williamsburg, an Iraqi war veteran and former school teacher, won the Democratic nomination today to run for the lst District seat in Congress.

Forgit defeated Ted Hontz, a King George County businessman, at a convention in Williamsburg.

Forgit will run against the winner of a Republican convention, which is being held today in Caroline County.

The winner will succeed Rep. Jo Ann Davis of Gloucester, a Republican who died last month.

The special election will be held Dec. 11.

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