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There were no surprises in yesterday’s election.
There is an election next week, sort of. None of the incumbents have major party challengers, and half of the ballot is running unopposed. This is a travesty, and I encourage you to: 1) vote for the opposition, 2) write in a challenger if none exist.
You can’t vote for him, but E. Wayne Powell, “born and raised in Church Hill“, announced recently that he will run as a Democratic Party candidate against Rep. Eric Cantor for the Virginia 7th Congressional seat.
An email sent out this morning by the Friends for Preston Brown for Senate says that Preston Brown will run for the Virginia Senate District 16 seat held by Senator Henry Marsh for almost 20 years.
Congressman Bobby Scott (D) faces 3 challengers in this year’s election. Since being elected to the seat in 1992, Scott has run unopposed 5 times; none of his 4 challengers have managed more than 31% of the vote. Will Scott get less than 69% of the vote on Tuesday? Will Quigley, Smith, or Kelly garner […]
The awesome Virginia Public Access Project has added information on this season’s Congressional races. In the 3rd District, incumbent Bobby Scott has more than $100,000 more in the coffers than his Republican challenger (though much less than many of the other incumbent candidates).
Republican candidate Chuck Smith today released a list of 12 “Third District Churches Backing Chuck Smith”, a list which includes 7th District School Board representative Don Coleman and Bishop Darryl F. Husband of Mount Olivet Church. It turns out, though, that at least Coleman has not endorsed Smith and says that he is “offended” by […]
Joining Libertarian candidate James Quigley and Republican candidate Chuck Smith in a bid to unseat Bobby Scott in November will be John D. Kelly of the Independent Greens of Virginia.
There are at least 2 challengers in the running for Democrat Bobby Scott’s 3rd Congressional District seat this fall: previously announced Libertarian candidate James Quigley and Republican standard-bearer Chuck Smith.
Hampton resident James Quigley has announced that he will challenge incumbent Democrat Bobby Scott for the 3rd District Congressional Seat as a candidate of the Libertarian Party. Rumors have “Urban Conservative” Coby Dillard considering seeking the Republican nomination to run against Scott. Since being elected to the seat in 1992, Scott has run unopposed 5 […]
Cynthia Newbille will be sworn in as new East End 7th District Councilwoman on Monday, November 9 during the Richmond City Council meeting in Richmond City Council Chambers at City Hall.
Initial reports from the VA State Board of Elections and city’s results had it right: Cynthia Newbille will be the new City Council 7th District representative, and that Delores McQuinn and Jennifer McClellan will return to the House of Delegates.