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Fairfax County's Democratic prosecutor will endorse independent - not Democrat - to replace him; Commonwealth's Attorney Raymond F. Morrogh says he will back Jonathan Fahey.

Sep 26, 2019 - Washington Post Blogs
Board and Executive Moves

Fairfax County's top prosecutor is taking the unusual step of endorsing an independent to replace him in November's general election, not the Democrat who beat him in the party's primary earlier this year.

Commonwealth's Attorney Raymond F. Morrogh is throwing his support behind former federal prosecutor Jonathan Fahey, who has praised Morrogh and said he will largely continue his moderate approach to criminal-justice issues.

The endorsement is a boost for Fahey, who is running again...