Monday, September 26, 2016
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – With the candidates and voters poised for the first presidential debate tonight, Democrat Hillary Clinton leads Republican Donald Trump in Virginia, according to a new survey of likely voters by the Wason Center for Public Policy at Christopher Newport University. But Libertarian nominee Gary Johnson is winning support, especially among Millennial voters.
In a head-to-head contest, voters prefer Clinton, 48-38 percent. But among all five candidates who will be on the Nov. 8 ballot, the tally is Clinton 39, Trump 33 and Johnson 15. Green Party nominee Jill Stein and independent Evan McMullin each take 3 percent. The margin of error is +
Monday, November 15, 2010
Bill Stanley seeks Hurt senate seat
Press Release: Bill Stanley is proud to announce he has earned the endorsement of the Lynchburg Tea Party in his campaign for the Republican nomination for the 19th district Senate seat.
“I truly appreciate the faith these great patriots have placed in me and my campaign,” said Stanley. “Our vision of rekindling the spirit of limited government that truly honors our Constitution will be a team effort, and I’m proud to have the Lynchburg Tea Party on my team.”
Said Lynchburg Tea Party Chairman Mark Lloyd, “Bill has been a strong new voice for conservatism as Republican Chairman in Virginia’s Fifth Congressional District.
Senator Robert Hurt defeated Tom Perriello for the 5th congressional district leaving the seat open for a special election to be held January 11, 2011.
The decision to endorse was reached by polling the membership of the Lynchburg Tea Party according to the LTP spokesman.
Nomination of the Republican candidate will conclude by November 23. Other candidates include: Danville City Councilman Fred Shanks; Brenda Bowman, chairwoman of Pittsylvania County’s Republican committee; Melvin Adams of Hardy, president of the non-profit Christian education organization; and Pittsylvania County real estate appraiser Jerry Grubb.
Attorney Hank Davis, Chairman of the Pittsylvania County Board of Supervisors is the only Democrat in the running so far.
Posted By Valerie Garner
Categories: Elections, Politics, State Politics
Tags: Election 2010, Elections, republican, state_senate