The Multicultural Chamber Alliance held the Decision 2017 Candidate Forum at the Tysons Tower Club on October 2nd, 2017. The Asian American Chamber of Commerce, Northern Virginia Black Chamber of Commerce, and the Virginia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce all lent their time and resources to create a platform for the candidates to speak about their political positions. There were six candidates lined up to speak. Ralph Northam and Ed Gillespie running for the position of Governor, Justin Fairfax and Jill Vogel running for the position of Lieutenant Governor, and delegates were sent to speak on behalf of Mark Herring and John Adams running for the position of Attorney General.
There was a positive energy in the room while the candidates prepared to speak. Their speeches left the people engrossed and informed. There was a time after the event allocated to questions and networking. The attendees were pleased with the environment provided.