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 [...]
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Only one of the six candidates for the City Council 7th District seat has an online presence that I can find: Robin Robinson has a Facebook page. Henry Otis Brown, seeking to unseat Delegate McQuinn in the House of Delegates 70th District, has put together a campaign site. Both Silver Persinger and Jennifer McClellan, candidates [...]
Advertising sales and placement are handled through a 3rd-party, the Richmond Ad Network. I have no connection to the advertising except for the meager check that they send every month, and was probably just as surprised as anybody to see the recent political adverts pop up. Please understand that any political advertising on the site [...]
Eleven months into her tenure representing the 70th District in the House of Delegates, Democrat Delores McQuinn will be defending her seat against a challenge by Independent candidate Henry Otis Brown. No changes since March in the 71st: Independent Persinger v Democrat McClellan.
With just about 3 weeks left to go, word via the city registrar has only Ronald Bond and Clarence Kenney having filed in the race for the City Council 7th District seat. The election page at the Virginia Public Access Project also puts Cynthia Newbille on the ballot for the November 3rd special election to [...]
The Service Employees International Union will host a rally “to demand affordable, quality healthcare” (PDF) at Patrick Henry Park (across from St. John’s Church) this Wednesday from 11AM-12.
A guest post by Deanna Lewis. According to a recent review of the The Virginia Public Access Project, Margaret Freund, owner of Fulton Hill Properties, has been donating and raising a lot of cash for former 7th District Councilwoman and current State Delegate, Delores McQuinn.
The Democratic primary is today! Vote at your regular polling place for a candidate for Richmond City Sheriff, Lieutenant Governor, and Governor. Find out more about who is running and the like over at RVA News…
The Democratic primary will be held on June 9th. The purpose of this election is to nominate political party candidates to be on the ballot in the November general election. Voters in our area will select candidates for Governor, Lieutenant Governor, and Richmond City Sheriff.
Making this her first contested general election, Silver Persinger has begun the process of challenging incumbent Jennifer McClellan in the autumn’s race for the the 71st District House of Delegates seat.
The deadline to file petitions to get on the ballot for the City Council 7th District contest this November is Tuesday, June 9 August 21, 2009. Cynthia Newbille has made clear her intent to run for the position. Has anyone put their name forward? What does the 7th District need in a representative?
Found recently on the city site, a list of members of Richmond City Council from 1948-present (PDF) puts names and dates to some of the recent political history of the city. In the 32 years since the switch to the 9 Districts, the 7th District has had 3 elected representatives and 3 short-term appointed representatives.
All are invited to join State Sen. Henry Marsh and Delegate Delores McQuinn for a Fish Fry Meet and Greet for Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate State Sen. Creigh Deeds at the Robinson Theater Community Art Center this Saturday.