Republican Elizabeth Lankford owner of Blue Crab Bay Company says she will run for the state senate on Virginia’s Eastern Shore.
She will be challenging incumbent Democrat Lynwood Lewis in November’s general election.
She told the Salisbury Daily Times that she would focus on issues ranging from the opioid crisis and health insurance costs to flooding that has gotten worse over the last decade.
Meanwhile, Lewis was firsts elected to the state Senate in 2014 to replace Ralph Northam after he won his bid for Lt. Governor.