|41st Lieutenant Governor of Virginia|
|Assumed office |
January 13, 2018
|Preceded by||Ralph Northam|
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 is the 41st and current Lieutenant Governor of Virginia since 2018. 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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- Armour, Evanne (2017-09-12). "One-on-one with Lt. Gov. candidate Justin Fairfax". WAVY-TV. Retrieved November 8, 2017.
- Johnson, Jason. "The Root Presents On the Run: 2017 Campaign Edition". The Root. Retrieved November 8, 2017.
- Gabriel, Trip; Grynbaum, Michael M. (February 4, 2019). "With Northam Picture, Obscure Publication Plays Big Role in Virginia Politics" – via NYTimes.com.
- "Virginia governor's deputy Justin Fairfax denies assault claims". Bbc.com. February 4, 2019. Retrieved February 9, 2019.