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    "The best lack all conviction, while the worst are full of passionate intensity. Surely some revelation is at hand... " (from The Second Coming by W.B. Yeats).

    April 22, 2018


    Virginia Elections 2018

    U.S. Senate

    Tim Kaine (D) Incumbent

    Republican candidates; the nominee will be selected in a Primary election on June 12.

    Corey Stewart, Chair, Prince William BOS; unsuccessful candidate for Republican 2017 Virginia governor's nomination; Trump campaign Virginia Chair
    Del. Nicholas J. "Nick" Freitas, (R-Culpeper), former military
    E. W. Jackson, Richmond, pastor, candidate for the U.S. Senate in 2012 and nominee for Lieutenant Governor in 2013

    Libertarian

    Matt Waters, Development Director, Students for Liberty

    Fifth District House of Representatives

    Tom Garrett Jr (R-Buckingham) Incumbent.

    Democrats

    A nominating convention will take place Saturday, May 5 at the Firemen's Center, Farmville. Ben Cullop dropped out April 17, having gained no delegates in the first eight caucuses. Leslie Cockburn is the presumptive nominee, having received a majority of the unofficial delegates.

    Roger Dean (RD) Huffstetler, Charlottesville, entrepreneur, USMC veteran
    Andrew Sneathern, Charlottesville, attorney
    Leslie Cockburn, Rappahannock County, journalist, author, filmmaker

    Final Caucus Results (excepting Mecklenburg):

          COCKBURN     HUFFSTETLER      SNEATHERN
    ALBEMARLE 18 8 13
    APPOMATTOX  3 0 1
    BEDFORD 8 2 3
    BRUNSWICK 3 5 0
    BUCKINGHAM 3 2 1
    CAMPBELL 11 0 4
    CHARLOTTE 2 0 3
    CHARLOTTESVILLE 7 3 9
    CUMBERLAND 2 2 0
    DANVILLE 7 5 3
    FAUQUIER 12 5 0
    FLUVANNA 4 3 2
    FRANKLIN 13 4 0
    GREENE 3 1 2
    HALIFAX 9 0 2
    LUNENBURG 4 1 0
    MADISON 3 1 1
    MARTINSVILLE/HENRY 2 3 0
    MECKLENBURG      
    NELSON 4 0 2
    PITTSYLVANIA 11 0 7
    PRINCE EDWARD 5 2 1
    RAPPAHANNOCK 3 1 0
    TOTALS 134 48 54


    Miscellaneous

    Progressive Links

    OneVirginia2021: http://onevirginia2021.org/ - @1VA2021 - https://www.facebook.com/OneVirginia2021/

    Progressive Democrats of Virginia: http://chapters.pdamerica.org/ - @pdamerica - https://www.facebook.com/PDAmerica/

    Virginia Organizing: https://www.virginia-organizing.org/ - @VaOrganizing - https://www.facebook.com/VirginiaOrganizing/

    Indivisible #VA05: @IndivisibleVA05 - https://www.facebook.com/indivisiblecharlottesville/

    Five Calls: https://5calls.org/ - @Make5Calls

    Democratic Socialists of Charlottesville: https://www.facebook.com/pg/CvilleDSA/about/

     

    Offer Your Wisdom and Insight to Congress

    You can contact Senator Mark Warner  (202) 224-2023. His fax is (202) 224-6295.

    Contact Senator Tim Kaine  (202) 224-4024.

    Contact Rep. Tom Garrett  (202) 225-4711 Fax: (202) 225-5681 Local office 686 Berkmar Circle, 2nd Floor, Charlottesville, VA 22901

    Contact Rep. Dave Brat at [http://brat.house.gov/] or (202) 225-2815. His fax is (202) 225-0011.

    Contact the Governor

    Governor Ralph Northam, State Capitol, 3rd Floor, Richmond, Virginia 23219, Phone: (804) 786-2211. Fax: (804) 371-6351, TTY/TDD (For the Hearing Impaired): 1-800-828-1120, or 711 .E-mail: contact him through his website at https://governor.virginia.gov/constituent-services/Communicating-with-the-governors-office

    Contact Your Legislators

    Senator R. Creigh Deeds, 25th District: Charlottesville [P. O. Box 5462, 22905. (434) 296-5491]; Bath [(800) 545-5899 district25@senate.virginia.gov; Richmond [(804) 698-7525].

    Committee Assignments: Agriculture, Conservation, and Natural Resources; Privileges and Elections; Transportation, Courts of Justice. See also, bills Creigh Deeds has introduced.

    Senator Emmett Hanger, 24th District: Local (540) 885-6898; Richmond (804) 298-7524; electronic mail -- district24@senate.virginia.gov

    Committee Assignments: Agriculture, Conservation, and Natural Resources; Finance; Local Government; Rehabilitation and Social Services. See also, bills Emmett Hanger has introduced.

    Minority Leader Delegate David Toscano, 57th District: Local (434) 220-1660.. Richmond (804) 698 1057. Email DelDToscano@house.state.va.us
    Web presence: www.davidtoscano.com

    Committee Assignments: Courts of Justice, Science and Technology

    Delegate Robert Bell, 58th District: Local: 2309 Finch Court, Charlottesville, Virginia 22911; (434) 245-8900; and DelRBell@house.state.va.us, Rm 810 General Assembly Building, Richmond, Virginia. (804) 698-1058

    Committee Assignments: Courts of Justice; Privileges and Elections; and Health Welfare and Institutions. See also, bills Rob Bell has introduced.

    Delegate Matt Farriss., 59th District: Local (434) 821-5929; Richmond (804) 698-1059; electronic mail -- DelMFarriss@house.virginia.gov

    Committee Assignments: Appropriations; ; General Laws; and Rules. See also, bills Watkins Abbitt has introduced.

    Delegate R. Steven Landes, 25th District: Local (540) 245-5540; Richmond (804) 698-1025; electronic mail -- DelSLandes@house.state.va.us

    Committee Assignments: Appropriations; Education; and Rules. See also, bills Steve Landes has introduced.

    Virginia General Assembly: The toll free number for the Virginia General Assembly is 1-800-889-0229.

    Community Calendars

    The City of Charlottesville offers a Visitors Calendar And the University of Virginia has a student calendar. Check them out.

    Local Political Web Sites

    ~The Albemarle County Democratic Committee~ The Albemarle County Republican Committee~ The Jefferson Area Libertarians~ The Charlottesville Democratic Committee~ The Charlottesville Republican Committee~  University Democrats~ Richmond Sunlight~ Virginia Public Access Project~ David Toscano~ Helena Cobban~ Fluvanna Democrats~ Brian Wheeler~ Fifth Congressional District Democrats~ Jennifer McKeever~ Obama Truth Squad~ Fluvanna County Republicans~ Jefferson Area Tea Party~

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