Is $30K The New Going Rate To Buy A Commonwealth’s Attorney?

Prince William Commonwealth’s Attorney Paul Ebert has raised just over $200,000 for his reelection so far. Most of his contributions have been well under $1,000 (although he has a few $2,000 donors). However, on Sept. 25 — just before the Sept. 30 fundraising deadline, Ebert received a single contribution in the amount of $30,000 from… More Is $30K The New Going Rate To Buy A Commonwealth’s Attorney?

Ciampaglio – Transparency and Accountability

I’ve always believed in principles, and I’ve always applied principles to guide my actions and conduct. Running for the House of Delegates has made me all the more aware of how important sticking to principles in life matters. Recently my opponent and I were invited by Virginia FREE, an organization committed to “protecting and strengthening… More Ciampaglio – Transparency and Accountability

OP-ED Mayor Jerry Foreman- Why I am Running for State Senate

  Why I am running for the 36th District Senate seat. We need a Senator in Richmond who will work with both parties to solve problems; with a track record of cutting taxes and providing economic opportunity for all, a commitment to open and transparent government, and a willingness to represent the “entire” district equally,… More OP-ED Mayor Jerry Foreman- Why I am Running for State Senate

Prince William County Fire House Primary – Saturday April 25

On Saturday April 25th voters from across the county in Prince William County will be going to the polls to set nominees for the Republican ticket for the fall elections.   In what is called a Fire House Primary voters will have  from 10am to 3pm to go to designated polling locations to vote for… More Prince William County Fire House Primary – Saturday April 25

Ruth Anderson the right woman for the job in Occoquan

  Air Force Veteran (20 years), Community Activist, Dedicated Wife and Mother; Republicans rejoiced when Ruth Anderson decided to jump into the race for Occoquan Supervisor. Ruth faces Don Scoggins for the Republican nomination on April 25th. Ruth has been someone I have known since I began my sentence in the political arena many years… More Ruth Anderson the right woman for the job in Occoquan

DENIED!

This just in, the Prince William County Board of Elections has denied a request from a handful of Republican candidates to be included on the June 9 state primary ballot after the PWC GOP missed the Feb. 24 filing deadline with the State Board of Elections to request primaries in those races. Some of those… More DENIED!

Steve Chapman Rides Again!

You may recall former candidate for Virginia Delegate Steve Chapman’s disastrous 2006 campaign. We certainly do. In fact, going back through Virtucon’s archives, we’ve found some photos from his kick-off event: And more here: And who could forget him seeking “sponcers” for his campaign? Or him missing the filing deadline to run? That was a… More Steve Chapman Rides Again!

Corey Stewart draws a Primary Challenge

    With the very popular Supervisor Candland deciding not to run for the Chairmanship of the Prince William Board  of supervisor,a GOP activist has stepped up to the challenge. Chris Crawford from Gainesville announced today that he will take on two term Chairman Corey Stewart this year. Crawford going into this has an uphill… More Corey Stewart draws a Primary Challenge

What’s Up With PWC’s Web Domain Address?

Prince William County government. Gotta love it if for nothing other than the entertainment value. Want to find out more about it? Head on over to the county government’s official website at pwcgov.org. What’s that you say? I mistyped their web address? It should be pwc.gov? Well, one would think so, but apparently no one… More What’s Up With PWC’s Web Domain Address?

Ray Utz Court Dates Set

In November, we wrote about former Prince William County assistant planning director Ray Utz’s arrest Nov. 19 on charges of indecent exposure in two instances (as well as why we were not the least bit surprised about it.) Since the initial article that appeared on InsideNOVA.com about the arrest, there hasn’t been a single mention of… More Ray Utz Court Dates Set

Corey, Fool Me Once, Shame on You…Fool Me Twice…Shame on Me

2015 is here.  As we shake off the holidays, take down the decorations, and bundle up to keep warm, many of us will contemplate New Year’s Resolutions for a new “Me” which will be an improvement over last year’s “me.”  Did you know that health clubs and fitness centers have the highest enrollment in January? … More Corey, Fool Me Once, Shame on You…Fool Me Twice…Shame on Me

With Deterrents Gone, PWC Supervisors Return To Their Free-Spending Ways

        Remember the good ol’ days of the Cold War when the American nuclear arsenal (and later President Reagan’s Strategic Defense Initiative) had the deterrent effect of keeping the Soviets in line? The threat of mutually assured destruction (M.A.D.) actually made the world safe in an ironic sort of way. The same… More With Deterrents Gone, PWC Supervisors Return To Their Free-Spending Ways

It’s Time to Focus Virginia (Part II) From PWC GOP Chairman Bill Card

  Part I drew criticism for my tone and style as well as the assault on talk radio.  However I feel compelled after Tuesday’s vote for Speaker of the House of Representatives to once again try and focus friends, conservatives (actual and not-so-much), Republicans, and sometime friends of Republicans.   Let me be clear.  I… More It’s Time to Focus Virginia (Part II) From PWC GOP Chairman Bill Card

BREAKING: Candland Announces He Will Seek Re-election As Gainesville Supervisor, Passes on PWC Chairman Challenge

Gainesville Dist. Supervisor Pete Candland announced tonight that he will run for reelection rather than seek the county chairmanship in a GOP primary against incumbent Corey Stewart. Candland stated that he will seek to build a 5-vote coalition on the Board to change the course of government in Prince William County and will endorse in… More BREAKING: Candland Announces He Will Seek Re-election As Gainesville Supervisor, Passes on PWC Chairman Challenge

School Board Member Betty Covington has an opponent !! PWC 2015

Potomac District School board member, and 50 year veteran of PWCS faces a challenge after two terms of being unopposed. Here is the full story at http://www.northernvatimes.com/news/wilk-challenges-covington-for-school-board-seat   Betty Covington has dedicated her life to the school system, and should have no issues being re-elected.      

The Need to Build a Bench an OP-ED by Austin Haynes

I had the opportunity to have breakfast a couple of days ago with the leaders of the Prince William Republican Committee Bill Card and DJ Jordan.  They have been terrific stewards, leading to strong Republican victories and a very stable committee.  Part of the conversation, as would be expected turned to who was running for… More The Need to Build a Bench an OP-ED by Austin Haynes

It’s time to Focus Virginia. Op-Ed from Bill Card

I was at a Christmas Party recently that included a fairly diverse group of revelers.  It usually doesn’t take long for me to get identified as the local top Republican.  I don’t mind, I’m proud of the role and I like having the opportunity to chat about us even in social situations.  I relish breaking… More It’s time to Focus Virginia. Op-Ed from Bill Card

It’s official Dumfries Mayor Jerry Foreman is running for State Senate

After much Speculation over the last month the popular Mayor today made it official : FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, December 29, 2014  Dumfries Mayor Jerry Foreman Announces Run for 36th State Senate Seat Says Richmond needs fresh voices & strong leadership to move the state forward   DUMFRIES, VA – Dumfries, December 29, 2014 –… More It’s official Dumfries Mayor Jerry Foreman is running for State Senate

Another Day, Another Thrashing for Corey Stewart

Since Prince William County Board Chairman Corey Stewart floated the idea of eliminating the cap on real estate tax increases, not a day has gone by without a well-deserved thrashing from his one-time supporters. Here is today’s… Chairman Stewart:  In 2006 you strongly opposed Brentswood (the predecessor of the pending Stone Haven and Prince William… More Another Day, Another Thrashing for Corey Stewart

John Gray Calls Out Corey Stewart’s “Survey His Office Conducted For Political Purposes”

John Gray, a past candidate for Prince Willaim County Occoquan Dist. Supervisor and County Chairman, has taken note of some interesting language used by PWC Chairman Corey Stewart in a recent article and is now filing a FOIA request for additional details… Ms. Horan: In an article published in yesterday’s (Thursday December 11, 2014) edition… More John Gray Calls Out Corey Stewart’s “Survey His Office Conducted For Political Purposes”