Del John Bell Accepts Funding from Northam's PAC

June 8, 2019

Campaign finance records show that Delegate John Bell accepted $15,000 from a political action committee closely aligned with Governor Ralph Northam. Though this practice would be common in most cases, what makes this unique is that John Bell called for the resignation of Governor Northam earlier this year when it was revealed that Northam's medical school yearbook included a photo of two individuals - one wearing KKK robes and another in blackface.

"Can John Bell explain to his constituents his stance on the governor?" asked Sharon Sadler, Vice Chair of the Loudoun County Republican Committee. "Voters in the 13th District need to know if the word of Bell can be trusted. Does Bell mean what he says or only when convenient or popular?"

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