At this rate, it soon could be easier to list the Republicans who are not running for lieutenant governor.
State Sen. Steve Martin, R-Chesterfield County, is on the verge of making his candidacy official, reports Julian Walker of the Virginian-Pilot. Martin would join state Del. Scott Lingamfelter of Prince William County and Prince William County Board of Supervisors Chairman Corey Stewart as official candidates.
But several Republicans who attended last week’s GOP convention in Richmond said they expect a much deeper field of candidates for the number-two spot on the party’s 2013 ticket. The party will nominate its ticket in a convention next year.