The candidates for state office from the Eastern Shore Senator Lynwood Lewis and his challenger Elizabeth Lankford and Delegate Rob Bloxom and his challenger Phil Hernandez discussed several issues facing the Eastern Shore and the Commonwealth at the Citizens for a Better Eastern Shore’s forum Wednesday night at Nandua High School.

The candidates were asked about changing Virginia’s composite index method for determining school funding:

Elizabeth Lankford
Phil Hernandez
Rob Bloxom
Lynwood Lewis

They also discussed how to handle gun control in the Commonwealth:

Rob Bloxom
Phil Hernandez
Lynwood Lewis
Elizabeth Lankford

Also asked was their opinion of Governor Northam’s goal to have Virginia no longer using fossil fuels by 2050:

Elizabeth Lankford
Lynwood Lewis
Rob Bloxom
Phil Hernandez

The candidates discussed the three things they think will help carry the Eastern Shore into the future:

Phil Hernandez
Lynwood Lewis
Elizabeth Lankford
Rob Bloxom

And they also discussed how to control ever rising health care costs:

Elizabeth Lankford
Rob Bloxom
Phil Hernandez
Lynwood Lewis

The full audio can be heard here. The next discussion will be on Thursday, October 17 at Occohannock Elementary School at 7:00 PM and will feature the only opposed race in Northampton County, the race for District 4 Supervisor between David Kabler and Dixon Leatherbury. This will be broadcasted on 103.3 FM WESR.

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