The Northumberland Republican’s annual picnic is always fun but this year’s, held on Wednesday on the green behind Rice’s Hotel/Hughlett’s Tavern in Heathsville, was livelier than usual. This is an election year, and candidates showed up to ask the local Republicans’ support.
State Sen. Ryan McDougle and Del. Margaret Ransone, both of whom are challenged by Democrats, came to impress on the crowd that this year’s election is critical since both chambers of the General Assembly are closely divided making every race important.
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