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Virginia Elects Democrat Previously Jailed for Sex with a Minor

Democrat Joe Morrissey has just been elected to the Virginia state Senate, despite his history of sex crimes

Virginia has just elected a Democrat to the state Senate, despite being a convicted sex offender who was previously jailed for sex with a minor.Many have been left scratching their heads, wondering how bad the Virginia GOP must be, after Democratic lawmaker Joe Morrissey won his election Tuesday, despite his disturbing criminal history.

And the public scandal surrounding Morrissey, a former lawyer who was disbarred twice, wasn’t exactly swept under the rug.Morrissey was originally arrested for possessing and distributing child pornography, along with allegedly raping his teenage assistant.

The charges were later bumped down and Morrissey was jailed for “contributing to the delinquency of a minor.”At the time the scandal broke in 2015, Joe Morrissey was a member of the Virginia House of Delegates.

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