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Photo: Devaughan for Congress

A single mother from far southwest Virginia is challenging 9th District Congressman Morgan Griffith in the November election. Democrat Taysha Devaughan lives in Big Stone Gap. Since college graduation from UVA-Wise four years ago, Devaughan has worked for the Appalachian Community Fund; its website says it addresses issues that include race, gender, sexual identity, and the environment.  WFIR’s Evan Jones has more:

Devaughan faces an uphill campaign financing challenge. The latest federal report showed her with about $16,000  on hand compared to Morgan Griffith’s $541,000.

Click here for Taysha Devaughan’s campaign website.