Wilt, Robinson Win Special Elections; Caucus Back to Full Strength

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In today’s special elections, Tony Wilt and Roxann Robinson were elected to fill the two vacancies in the House of Delegates, returning the Caucus to 61 members. The State Board of Elections has the unofficial returns at its website: HD 26: Wilt Defeats Degner HD 27: Robinson Defeats Brown Delegate-elect Wilt will represent the 26th District, which includes the City … Read More

GOP Line Up for June 15 Special Elections Set

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With House District 27 Republicans’ selection of Roxann Robinson as their nominee, the GOP line up for the two June 15 special elections is set. Robinson, who will run in Chesterfield’s HD 27, joins Tony Wilt, nominee in HD 26, as the Republican ticket for June 15. The special elections were called to fill vacancies caused by the resignation of … Read More

Governor Calls June 15 Special Elections

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Gov. McDonnell issued writs ordering special elections on June 15 in House District 26 (Harrisonburg and Rockingham County) and House District 27 (Chesterfield) to fill the vacancies created by the resignation of Delegates Sam Nixon and Matt Lohr. Nixon resigned to become the Commonwealth’s Chief Information Officer, leading the Virginia Information Technologies Agency (VITA). Lohr resigned to become Commissioner of … Read More

Lohr Named Ag Commissioner

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Gov. Bob McDonnell announced his appointment of Delegate Matt Lohr as the next Commissioner of of the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) (see Gov. McDonnell’s press release). Speaker Howell commented on Lohr’s announcement: Matt Lohr is a talented, hard-working and respected leader on agricultural and farming issues, which makes him an exceptionally fine choice for this important … Read More