(CNBC) A woman said Friday that Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax had raped her nearly two decades ago.
Lawyers for that woman, Meredith Watson, made the accusation in a statement that also called on Fairfax to resign from office.
Another woman, California university professor Vanessa Tyson, had recently accused Fairfax of sexual assault in an incident nearly 15 years earlier.
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Fairfax has unequivocally denied Tyson's accusation, and denied the new accusation from Watson in a statement.