Fairfax beats Vogel in race for Virginia lieutenant governor

The newest Lieutenant Governor, Justin Fairfax, gave his reactions to the victory Tuesday night

RICHMOND, Va. (WVEC) -- Attorney Justin Fairfax from Northern Virginia will serve as Virginia's next lieutenant governor.

The Democrat beat challenger and fellow attorney Jill Vogel, a Republican state senator.

Fairfax, who never held public office, said he would focus on creating economic opportunity and security for the middle class by helping small businesses thrive and by expanding workforce development.

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