Stimpson Launches Primary Challenge To Howell

This just came in over the window transom into Virtucon’s virtual offices. We’ve known about this for a while, but have held off on releasing this so that Susan could do so on her own terms… Over the last two years, I’ve heard the same thing from people across Stafford County and Fredericksburg: the politicians in … More Stimpson Launches Primary Challenge To Howell

PWC Schooled By Stafford County Once Again…

As Stafford County Board Chairman Susan Stimpson prepares to leave office this month at the end of her term, she sent out an email outlining the board’s accomplishments during her tenure.  They include: We cut our pay by 25% We abolished BPOL, a regressive small business tax We cut overall real estate taxes 3 years … More PWC Schooled By Stafford County Once Again…

How did your delegates vote at Republican Convention 2013?

For those who are wondering how their delegates voted at the recent Virginia Republican Convention in Richmond, the RPV has published the results, for each round of balloting.  Those results are here. Looking at the results, it is very clear that Susan Stimpson (second in the first round of voting) was hurt by the announcement … More How did your delegates vote at Republican Convention 2013?

An Angry Soccer Mom

Like other recent posts on Virginia Virtucon.  This is a personal endorsement of this author and not and endorsement of the blog as a whole. Former Delegate Tom Gear epitomized exactly what is wrong with the establishment of the Republican Party.   Gear in an email to RPV Convention delegates described Stafford County Chairman Susan Stimpson as … More An Angry Soccer Mom

What is Terry Hiding?

RPV has been hammering hard calling for Terry McAuliffe to release his tax returns. Susan Stimpson, candiddate for Lt.Governor agrees. Stimpson has released a press release in which she has made her tax returns available and has called on all candidates seeking state-wide office this year to do the same. “Everyone wants transparency in government. … More What is Terry Hiding?

How is your local government doing?

While counties to the north are raising taxes, Stafford County, yet again, eliminated taxes. Fairfax County is doing it (Supervisor Pat Herrity’s email newsletter) Yesterday, the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors voted to increase the property tax rate by one cent to $1.085. With the increase in assessments that translates to a 4.5 % or … More How is your local government doing?

Lt. Governor Candidate Susan Stimpson wins the Young Republican Vote!

Earlier today Virginia Young Republicans held their convention in Arlington.  In their straw poll for their choice for Lt. Governor,  Susan Stimpson won easily with an impressive 40.5% of the vote in a field of 7 candidates.  Pete Snyder came in a distant second with 21.5% of the vote.  What makes the vote particularly interesting … More Lt. Governor Candidate Susan Stimpson wins the Young Republican Vote!

Stewart Slams Stimpson For Doing What He Did On UDAs

Lt. Gov. candidate / Pr. William County Board Chairman Corey Stewart’s latest campaign email was an attempt to appeal to the TEA Party as their endorsement in the LG race is coming up at the end of the month. The majority of the email was a shot at Del. Scott Lingamfelter, state Sen. Steve Martin … More Stewart Slams Stimpson For Doing What He Did On UDAs

Why did Mike Farris endorse Pete Snyder?

In 2011, conservative republicans in Loudoun were surprised and puzzled by Mike Farris’ support of Scott York for Chairman of the Board of Supervisors.  Mike Farris, Chancellor of Patrick Henry college and chairman of the Home School Legal Defense League Association is known as a solid conservative.  So why did he support Scott York in … More Why did Mike Farris endorse Pete Snyder?

Aneesh Chopra’s Disingenuous and Disgusting Use of the Race Card

Dem LG candidate Aneesh Chopra has already sunk to a new low in Virginia statewide politics with his disingenuous and disgusting use of the race card in a blatantly false and unwarranted attack against Stafford BOCS Chairman Susan Stimpson. Republican candidate for Lt. Governor Susan Stimpson was asked how she would inspire African-American voters. Her … More Aneesh Chopra’s Disingenuous and Disgusting Use of the Race Card

Stimpson Urges Bolling To Reconsider His Refusal To Endorse Cuccinelli

Very well put. Protect our Convention, our Party and our Values. Our values, our Party and our Party convention are under attack. Every day since the November election the establishment and liberal media have been screaming that the Republican Party must surrender its conservative values. Some are saying we must now agree to raise taxes. … More Stimpson Urges Bolling To Reconsider His Refusal To Endorse Cuccinelli

Bishop E.W. Jackson Set to Announce Bid for Lieutenant Governor

The already crowded field for 2013 Lieutenant Governor candidates just got a little more crowded. I am told by a close friend who is a huge fan of E.W. Jackson that the bishop held a conference call today for a large group of supporters.  On this call Jackson announced that, in response to a groundswell … More Bishop E.W. Jackson Set to Announce Bid for Lieutenant Governor

PRTC Votes To Hire New VRE Head; Controversy Arises Over Selection Process

The Washington Post reports that the Potomac and Rappahannock Transportation Commission voted 12-4 last night to hire Doug Allen as the new CEO of the Virginia Railway Express at a “base salary of $230,000, with $30,000 for moving expenses for the first year, as well as $30,000 in deferred compensation that continues through the life of … More PRTC Votes To Hire New VRE Head; Controversy Arises Over Selection Process

Stimpson Jumps In

As we correctly speculated earlier this week, Susan Stimpson, Chairman of the Stafford County Board of Supervisors has thrown her hat into the ring for the Republican nomination for Lt. Governor in 2013. Stimpson made her announcement via a video message to her supporters on Facebook and her website. Stimpson has been a friend to many … More Stimpson Jumps In

“Special Announcement” + “commitment to restoring our State Government” = Run For LG?

Stafford County Board Chairman Susan Stimpson has posted the following event on Facebook: “Virginian’s for Values Movement” and Special Announcement Public Event · By Susan B. Stimpson Wednesday, August 22, 2012 9:00am Facebook Join us on Facebook for the special event and announcement “Virginian’s for Values Movement”. This exciting event will demonstrate my commitment to … More “Special Announcement” + “commitment to restoring our State Government” = Run For LG?