The times, they are a-changin’
2016 Elections / Hampton Roads / Local / National / Politics / Race / Virginia

The times, they are a-changin’

To say I was floored by the election results last week would be an understatement. Only in the last 24 hours have I truly been able to articulate why I am so devastated by Hillary Clinton’s loss. My first reactions were simply to how this affected me personally. But as I have gotten out of … Continue reading

The state of the race
2016 Elections / Hampton Roads / Local / National / Politics / Virginia

The state of the race

It’s been really difficult to watch this election cycle. In all honesty, November 8 can’t get here soon enough. And that’s saying something, given how much of a political junkie I’ve been. Because I’m literally swamped all the time, I get most of my news through Twitter. Which, it seems, is where most of the … Continue reading

Rigell: No to Trump, out of RPVB
2016 Elections / Hampton Roads / National / Politics

Rigell: No to Trump, out of RPVB

Scott Rigell (R-VA02) made the news twice in the last few days by announcing his support for a candidate other than his party’s nominee and then resigning from the Republican Party of Virginia Beach. Rigell, who is not seeking reelection after three terms, has been critical of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. His February letter … Continue reading

Important local primary elections Tuesday
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Important local primary elections Tuesday

Trying to get out from under the din of the presidential nominating contests is difficult but there are some pretty important elections in Hampton Roads next Tuesday, June 14.  In addition to Congressional primaries, there is a Peninsula State Senate district contest. Voters will cast their ballots at their regular polling locations. Due to changes … Continue reading

3/1 primary registration deadline is today, 2/8
2016 Elections / National / Politics / Virginia

3/1 primary registration deadline is today, 2/8

The Iowa caucuses and the New Hampshire primary have sucked almost all of the attention lately. The rest has been taken up by the on-again, off-again (it’s off) argument over the Republican “loyalty oath” (that really wasn’t a loyalty oath at all, but I digress) in Virginia. Meanwhile, I’ve seen very little attention paid to … Continue reading