Republican challenges Deeds in State Senate
Attorney Thomas W. "T.J." Aldous announced a run for the 25th District seat in the General Assembly on June 28. Aldous, "a lifelong conservative," according to a release, is the first to challenge incumbent Democrat State Senator Creigh Deeds since he won the seat in a special election in 2001.
Aldous, 41, lives in Albemarle County and practices estate planning and business law. He has degrees from Brigham Young University, where he met his wife, Amber, University of Kansas, and New York University.