Pulaski County Democrats invite candidates for Commonwealth Attorney position

Pulaski County Democrats invite candidates for Commonwealth Attorney position

Interested candidates seeking the Democratic nomination for Pulaski County Commonwealth’s Attorney are invited to give notice in writing to Pulaski County Democratic Committee Chair Suzanne Bowen by Wednesday, July 22.

Bowen has an office at 40 Fourth Street N.W., in the Town of Pulaski, and she can be reached at (540) 320-4658 or bowensuzanne@yahoo.com.

Former Commonwealth Attorney Mike Fleenor is now Circuit Court Judge in the 27th Judicial Circuit of Virginia. A Special Election to fill the position for the remainder of Fleenor’s term will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 3, during this year’s General Election.  Justin L. Griffith is acting Commonwealth Attorney.

If there is more than one person seeking the endorsement of the Pulaski County Democratic Party, there will be a Mass Meeting at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 5. Due to concerns regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, the Mass Meeting will be held electronically via Zoom or a similar web conferencing application. A party candidate for the Special Election for Pulaski County Commonwealth’s Attorney will be nominated at the Mass Meeting.  Details regarding participation in the Mass Meeting will be made available as soon as practicable.

The names of any and all candidates seeking the Democratic nomination for this office will be provided by Bowen upon request.