Updated: Everhart Concedes; Tony Pham Is the Republican CA Nominee in Henrico

In a stunning turn of events in the Henrico County Commonwealth Attorney race, the 38 vote margin of victory for criminal defense lawyer Jeff Everhart evaporated today when a severe undervote in Pinchbeck (Precinct 412) was counted again by the Henrico County Registrar.  In the initial count, 165 more voters appeared to vote in the Clerk of Court race … More Updated: Everhart Concedes; Tony Pham Is the Republican CA Nominee in Henrico

Tony Pham Will Grow Party, Heal in Henrico CA Race

Guest Post Craig R. Butterworth The recent unrest in Baltimore was as revealing as it was disturbing. We witnessed incredible acts of bravery and courage amid the chaos. We also witnessed colossal acts of ignorance and stupidity, some of them committed by the very people we expect to lead us out of the fray and … More Tony Pham Will Grow Party, Heal in Henrico CA Race

Nordvig Indicts Tea Party, Brat Judgment at Brat Rally

There are a number of reasons why a sizable group of conservatives in the Virginia Republican Party are uncomfortable with those who raise the tea party banner high and identify themselves as such primarily. Sometimes proudly. ‘I’m not a Republican’ they will say, ‘I’m a member of the tea party.’ Yet these same folks show … More Nordvig Indicts Tea Party, Brat Judgment at Brat Rally

Memo to Treasury: Restore Fannie and Freddie Investments

Recent discovery of the Treasury Department’s looting of private shareholders’ dividends from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac has triggered a flurry of attention on the two Government-Sponsored Enterprises (GSEs). They have now repaid the taxpayers, five years receiving a $187.5 billion bailout. In theory, this is a positive development. However, shareholders that invested before, during … More Memo to Treasury: Restore Fannie and Freddie Investments

Early Turnout Indicates Bell Poised to Be AG Nominee

—Reporting from the RPV Convention— Check in numbers at the RPV Convention are high at the close of Day 1. I am told that approximately 3100 delegates made their way through Exhibition Hall D and received their credentials before close of business. Multiple sources confirm that with a turnout of between 9000 and 10,000 delegates, … More Early Turnout Indicates Bell Poised to Be AG Nominee

The Endorsement of Rob Bell for Attorney General

As you may have predicted, it is my pleasure to endorse Delegate Rob Bell for Attorney General. 1. We all live in a safer Commonwealth of Virginia due to Rob’s work over the last 12 years. Because of Rob’s efforts: life in prison is mandatory for those who commit sexual offenses against children sex offenders … More The Endorsement of Rob Bell for Attorney General

Bell, Martin Take Chesterfield Lincoln Reagan Straw Poll

On Friday, Delegate Rob Bell added the Chesterfield County Republican Committee’s Lincoln Reagan Dinner Straw Poll to his list of straw poll victories, edging out Senator Obenshain 59-40 of dinner attendees. With the Republican Convention just 10 days away, the Bell campaign believes the win is an indication that “undecided voters are breaking our way.” In the same … More Bell, Martin Take Chesterfield Lincoln Reagan Straw Poll

Tea Straw Poll Wins Propel AG Candidate Rob Bell

Last week, the Montross Tea Party held a Mini Convention at American Legion Hall, 14576 Kings Highway to gauge support for candidates in the Lieutenant Governor and Attorney General races.  Delegate Rob Bell in a press release said, “We were very happy to win the Montross Tea Party’s straw poll with 64%.” Bell also scored recent straw … More Tea Straw Poll Wins Propel AG Candidate Rob Bell

Martha Boneta Endorses Rob Bell for AG

Martha Boneta has endorsed Delegate Rob Bell for Attorney General. Ms. Boneta is a farmer and the inspiration for the ‘Boneta Bill.’  This bill, HB1430, sought to strengthen private property rights and was introduced by Delegate Scott Lingamfelter. It: Expands the definition of agricultural operations to include the commerce of farm-to-business and farm-to-consumer sales as … More Martha Boneta Endorses Rob Bell for AG

Rob Bell Maintains Massive Fundraising Edge in AG Race

The Virginia Public Access Project released its numbers in the Attorney General Race for the period ending on April 15, 2013. Candidate Raised Rob Bell (Republican) $937,850 Mark Obenshain (Republican) $430,663 Delegate Rob Bell has more than doubled Senator Mark Obenshain’s fundraising total to date with just 4 short weeks remaining until the Convention. A closer look … More Rob Bell Maintains Massive Fundraising Edge in AG Race

4th Annual CVLR Features Executive Assistant to President Reagan

The 4th Annual Central Virginia Lincoln Reagan Dinner will feature James F. Kuhn, Executive Assistant to President Ronald Reagan on May 3, 2013 from 5:30-9:00pm at the Holiday Inn Koger Center in Chesterfield. Mr. Kuhn served eight years under President Ronald Reagan. During the second term of the Reagan Administration, Mr. Kuhn served as the … More 4th Annual CVLR Features Executive Assistant to President Reagan

Bell Takes Hampton Roads Tea Party Straw Poll

The Hampton Roads Tea Party held an Attorney General Debate on Tuesday at the Meyer E. Oberndorf Central Library in Virginia Beach.  After taking 18 questions and over the span of 90 minutes, a straw poll was taken for the group’s preference. Delegate Rob Bell was victorious over Harrisonburg Senator Mark Obenshain with roughly 56% of … More Bell Takes Hampton Roads Tea Party Straw Poll

UPDATED: On Crossover Rob Bell’s Voter Fraud Bills Breeze Through House

Delegate Rob Bell scored major victories today for three key pieces of legislation designed to combat voter fraud.  They are: House Bill 2331 – Gives the Virginia Attorney General independent authority to prosecute violations of election laws, instead of having to wait to be invited.  (83Y-17N)  This was the closest of the three votes and appears … More UPDATED: On Crossover Rob Bell’s Voter Fraud Bills Breeze Through House

AG Race: Will Campaign Cash on Hand Meet Expectations?

Supporters of AG candidate Mark Obenshain at this morning’s Virginia Beach Republican Committee breakfast boasted that the Senator will have $750,000.00 on hand in the fundraising report scheduled to come out this week. At this same time in January of 2009, then Attorney General candidate Ken Cuccinelli reported $220,537.00 in cash on hand, John Brownlee reported $116,589.00, and $53,874.00 for … More AG Race: Will Campaign Cash on Hand Meet Expectations?

Rob Bell Unveils Endorsements in AG Race

Delegate Rob Bell (R-Albemarle) unveiled a list of endorsements in the Attorney General race late Thursday night.  The list notably includes sitting Congressmen, Senators, Delegates, Sherriffs and others. Dear Friend, I’m excited that grassroots Republicans, elected officials, and law enforcement leaders have all endorsed my campaign for Attorney General!  They all want an Attorney General who … More Rob Bell Unveils Endorsements in AG Race

All 5 GOP Senate Candidates Headline 2012 Central Virginia Lincoln Reagan Dinner

CHESTERFIELD, Va—Donald C. Williams, Chairman of the Chesterfield County Republican Committee (CCRC) reported today that all five of the 2012 GOP candidates for the Virginia Senate had confirmed to share the stage and serve as guest speakers for the third annual 2012 Central Virginia Lincoln-Reagan Dinner which will take place in Chesterfield at the Holiday … More All 5 GOP Senate Candidates Headline 2012 Central Virginia Lincoln Reagan Dinner

AG Race: Rob Bell Holds 10 to 1 Fundraising Advantage over Mark Obenshain

VPAP fundraising reports show a 10 to 1 fundraising advantage for Delegate Rob Bell over Senator Mark Obenshain. In the period which covers July 1 to December 31, 2011, Delegate Bell raised $602,970.00 to Senator Obenshain’s approximately $60,000.  Senator Obenshain currently has only $6,000 listed in his Obenshain for Attorney General account, but has about … More AG Race: Rob Bell Holds 10 to 1 Fundraising Advantage over Mark Obenshain

Does State Law Require Addresses of Petition Signers in a Presidential Primary?

The law of the Commonwealth seems to require signatures, but I don’t see any mention of addresses of signers of the petition to be listed…  If the frontrunner Newt Gingrich was disqualified because of a lack of addresses on the petitions turned in, does this not impact that decision?  Is there another section that I’m missing? … More Does State Law Require Addresses of Petition Signers in a Presidential Primary?

Eric Holder Suddenly Interested in Vote Suppression

Early famous for his embarassing leadership of the Justice Department’s utter disregard of documented voter intimidation outside of a Philadelphia voting location in 2008, President Obama’s Attorney General expressed sudden interest yesterday in potential vote suppression over the concept made law in many states that one need a photo identification card in order to cast a … More Eric Holder Suddenly Interested in Vote Suppression