|41st Lieutenant Governor of Virginia|
January 13, 2018 – January 15, 2022
|Preceded by||Ralph Northam|
|Succeeded by||Winsome Sears|
Justin Edward Fairfax
February 17, 1979
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Cerina Fairfax (m. 2006)
|Education||Duke University (BA)|
Columbia University (JD)
Justin Edward Fairfax (born February 17, 1979) is an American attorney and politician. He was the 41st Lieutenant Governor of Virginia from 2018 to 2022. He is a member of the Democratic Party, he beat Republican nominee Jill Vogel in the 2017 election.
In early February 2019, Big League Politics reported that Fairfax had been accused by Vanessa C. Tyson, an associate professor at Scripps College and fellow at Stanford University, of sexual assault at a hotel at the 2004 Democratic National Convention in Boston.
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- Johnson, Jason. "The Root Presents On the Run: 2017 Campaign Edition". The Root. Retrieved November 8, 2017.
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- "Virginia governor's deputy Justin Fairfax denies assault claims". Bbc.com. February 4, 2019. Retrieved February 9, 2019.
- "Virginia lieutenant governor enters race for governor". Associated Press. Retrieved September 19, 2020.