Friday, January 13, 2017
U.S. Senator Tim Kaine
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Tim Kaine, a member of the Senate Armed Services and Foreign Relations Committees, released the following statement on the nominations of General James Mattis to be Secretary of Defense and Rex Tillerson to be Secretary of State after participating in their confirmation hearings this week:
“I will support the nomination of General James Mattis to be Secretary of Defense. In his testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee yesterday, he demonstrated a clear-eyed view of our current national security environment and a deep appreciation for the challenges facing U.S. servicemembers and their families. I believe he is well-prepar
Wednesday, November 9, 2011
Republican Delegate Greg Habeeb in the 8th district was unopposed and was at a Republican caucus in Richmond. In a tweet he said it was a “crazy night.”
In a phone call to Carter Turner who came in second in a close race for the Roanoke County Board of Supervisors Catawba District, Turner was resigned. He lamented over being called a liberal when he said he was truly an Independent. Turner garnered 31% of the vote in a three-way race coming in second to incumbent Joe “Butch” Church with 41% of the vote.
Delegate Dave Nutter did not attend the gathering at the Sheraton and did not return a phone call.
Republican Carla Bream lost the Commissioner of the Revenue seat to incumbent Democrat Nancy Horn. Bream who came in with just under 34% of the vote said she ran the best possible race she could though it became contentious with both sides calling dirty tricks.
Roanoke City Democrat Delegate Onzlee Ware was unopposed, as was Brenda Hamilton Clerk of Court. In Roanoke County, Sheriff Mike Winston, Commonwealth Attorney Randy Leach and Treasurer Kevin Hutchins were unopposed.
Republican George Assaid came up short in his bid for Cave Spring Roanoke County Board of Supervisors against Independent incumbent Charlotte Moore.
Posted By Valerie Garner
Categories: Election 2011, Elections, Politics, Roanoke County Politics
Tags: Independent, republican