Local Democratic candidates running for Virginia General Assembly seats are set to speak at a forum this week in Fredericksburg.

The forum will be held Wednesday at the Dorothy Hart Community Center, at 408 Canal St. The meeting will start at 7 p.m., according to a release from the Fredericksburg Democratic Committee, which is sponsoring the forum along with the Greater Fredericksburg Young Democrats.

Candidates from several districts will take part in the forum:

17th Senate District: Amy Laufer and Ben Hixon;

18th House District: Joshua Cole;

88th House District: Jessica Foster and Kecia Evans.

Candidates will respond to questions related to Fredericksburg and the state as a whole, according to the release. The meeting will be livestreamed on the local Democrat committee’s Facebook page.

—Staff reports

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