Speaker Howell Congratulates Gordon Helsel on 91st House District Win, Appoints him to Committees

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RICHMOND, VA – Following yesterday’s special election in House District 91 to replace former Delegate Tom Gear, Virginia House of Delegates Speaker William J. Howell (R-Stafford) today congratulated former long-time Poquoson Mayor and how Delegate-elect Gordon C. Helsel, Jr. for his overwhelming campaign victory.  Immediately following the required certification by the State Board of Elections, which meets at 4:30 PM … Read More

Gear Resigns from House

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Delegate Tom Gear (R-Hampton), resigned, effective today, from the House of Delegates, creating a vacancy in District 91. The Caucus wishes Delegate Gear the best as he continues to deal with Multiple Sclerosis and supports close family members suffering from major illnesses. The Daily Press has coverage of Delegate Gear’s career of public service. Because the General Assembly is not … Read More

Habeeb Nominated to Succeed Griffith in House

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Republicans in the City of Salem (City Government, Republican Committee) and parts of Roanoke County (County Government, Republican Committee) have nominated Greg Habeeb to succeed Representative-elect H. Morgan Griffith. Habeeb will likely face Ginger Mumpower, if as reported in the Salem Times-Register, she is nominated tonight by the local Democrats. Habeeb, a southwest Virginia native, and attorney with Roanoke-based GentryLocke, … Read More