WCAV-WVAW-WAHU | Charlottesville, Virginia | News, Weather & Sports

Hurt Campaigns For Cuccinelli in Albemarle Co.

By: Jaclyn Piermarini Email
By: Jaclyn Piermarini Email

October 28, 2013

The clock is ticking down with a week left before voters head to the polls.

Congressman Robert Hurt was in town to campaign for Republican Ken Cuccinelli. He met with voters at the Albemarle GOP headquarters.

Hurt says he believes Cuccinelli can win this election.

"We’ve got eight days to a big election. I think the troops are getting fired up in the last eight days to knock doors, get the work done that needs to be done, to deliver a victory on election day."

Hurt believes Ken Cuccinelli will take Virginia in the direction it needs to go with job creation.

“If he is elected he will continue the policies that have been adopted over the past five, ten years since he has been in the legislature to again make Virginia the best state in the country to do business."

With a little over a week left, Cuccinelli is trailing in the polls. A Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday found Democrat McAuliffe with a 46 to 39 percent advantage. Libertarian Robert Sarvis has been garnering roughly 10 percent.

Only 4 percent of likely voters are still undecided.

Fellow Republicans Duane Snow, Cindi Burkett and Rodney Thomas were also campaigning for seats on the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors.

Former President Bill Clinton is scheduled to campaign for Democrat Terry McAuliffe on Wednesday.


The comments sections of Newsplex.com are designed for thoughtful, intelligent conversation and debate. We want to hear from our viewers, but we only ask that you use your best judgment. E-mail is required, but will not be displayed with comment.

  • Comments cannot be profane or vulgar. We will not post comments that use profanity or cross the lines of good taste.
  • We will not post comments that use hate speech. Slurs, stereotypes and violent talk aren’t welcome on our website.
  • Comments should not attack other readers or people featured in our stories personally. Any accusations should be backed up with facts.
  • Any comment we post will be posted in its entirety. We do not edit any comment that we post.
     
  • Comments should contribute to the discussion. We will not post comments that don't advance the discussion. Flaming and/or trolling will not be tolerated.
     
  • Comments should not attack other posters. Let's keep the focus on the content of the story.

    As a host Newsplex.com welcomes a wide spectrum of opinions. However this is a site that we host. We have a responsibility to all our readers to try to keep our comment section fair and decent. For that reason The Newsplex reserves the right to not post or to remove any comment.

    If you have any ideas to improve the conversation or this section let us know. Send an e-mail to webmaster@newsplex.com.

 

powered by Disqus
The Charlottesville Newsplex 999 2nd Street S.E. Charlottesville, VA 22902 434.242.1919 – Main 434.220.7522 - Newsroom
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 229613911