Business PAC opts against endorsing either gubernatorial candidate | news/fairfax

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The political-action committee of the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce has opted not to weigh in on any of the three statewide races on the Nov. 2 ballot.

In a departure from frequent practice, the Northern Virginia Business Political Action Committee – or NOVABIZPAC – said neither of the major-party candidates for governor earned the two-thirds majority required for endorsement.

The decision came after each candidate for governor sat for interviews with members of the PAC.

“We are confident we can work with whomever is elected to serve as governor to advance a pro-business agenda,” said Julie Coons, president and CEO of the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce. She said Virginia voters have in…

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