A second woman has come forward to accuse Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of sexual assault.
Meredith Watson said through her lawyer that Fairfax raped her in 2000 while they were students at Duke University.
Fairfax is also facing an allegation from a woman who claims he sexually assaulted her in a hotel room during the 2004 Democratic National Convention in Boston. He has denied that allegation.
A spokeswoman for Fairfax wasn’t immediately available for comment.
An expanded version of this report appears at WSJ.com.