Norfolk State University Student Launches His Political Career

Anthony Triplin, a political science major at Norfolk State University in Virginia, has announced his candidacy for a seat in the Virginia House of Delegates. The 89th District in Norfolk is currently represented by Kenneth Alexander, an African American who is a graduate of Old Dominion University. Alexander has represented the district since 2002.

Triplin is running on a platform that espouses access to health insurance for all Virginians. He also is a strong advocate for higher education and wants the state to provide more financial aid for low-income students.