Updated: 04/18/2012 - Feda Morton, who ran for the Republican nomination for the Fifth District congressional seat in 2010, has been charged with election fraud, according to the Virginia State Police.
Updated: 04/11/2012 - Two top Virginia delegates defended their actions in the General Assembly to their constituents Wednesday at the monthly meeting of the Senior Statesmen of Virginia.
Posted: 04/11/2012 - Republican Corey Stewart made his widely reported intent to run for lieutenant governor next year official on Wednesday.
Posted: 04/11/2012 - Gov. Bob McDonnell completed his review of legislation just ahead of Monday's midnight deadline and nine days before lawmakers convene a one-day session on April 18 to either override or accept his vetoes and uphold or reject his amendments.
Updated: 04/10/2012 - One day after a potential Democratic challenger was in Charlottesville for a town hall meeting, Congressman Robert Hurt continued his recent tour of the Fifth District Tuesday with a stop in Crozet.
Posted: 04/10/2012 - General John Douglass held a town hall meeting Monday evening, trying to win support from voters. Douglass is one of the Democratic candidates running for the Fifth District seat in Congress. The event was held at City Space in Charlottesville.
Posted: 04/05/2012 - Congressman Robert Hurt (R-5th) and one of his potential Democratic challengers, Peyton Williams, were in the area Thursday to get a head start on the campaign cycle for the November elections.
Posted: 03/29/2012 - The group Women for Obama supporters held a phone bank Wednesday evening to make calls to people in support of the Affordable Health Care Act.
Posted: 03/29/2012 - The average price of gas in Charlottesville is around $3.70 a gallon. Although the cost is climbing, the Obama Administration and Del. David Toscano (D-57th) argue the prices have overall dropped since the President took office.
Posted: 03/22/2012 - In a breakthrough moment Thursday, the Senate Finance Committee unanimously approved its version of a new budget, incorporating some of the Democratic demands that had been made for advancing a new two-year state funding plan.
Posted: 03/22/2012 - Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli is establishing a campaign committee to run for governor of Virginia.
Posted: 03/19/2012 - The 2012 Presidential Election is still eight months away, however, Democrats in Charlottesville are already thinking ahead. Sunday, the Obama Campaign Office officially opened on the Downtown Mall.
Updated: 03/17/2012 - For the first time, the two Democrats wanting to challenge U.S. Rep. Robert Hurt (R-5th District) in the November election are meeting Charlottesville voters in what is arguably one of the friendliest political races Charlottesville has seen in years.
Posted: 03/13/2012 - A recently completed survey of registered voters in Albemarle, Greene, Nelson, Fluvanna and Louisa counties and the City of Charlottesville shows Democrat Tim Kaine holding a substantial lead over Republican George Allen in the race for the U.S. Senate.
Updated: 03/12/2012 - The 60-day regular session of the 2012 General Assembly adjourned Saturday night with the most important bill of any legislature — the budget — unfinished and on life support.
Updated: 03/10/2012 - The Virginia General Assembly is nearing the end of its contentious 2012 session.
Posted: 03/08/2012 - Virginia legislators have given final approval to a bill requiring voters to show identification at the polls. The House of Delegates voted 66-31 Thursday to pass the bill.
Posted: 03/08/2012 - Another person has thrown his hat in the ring to challenge Rep. Robert Hurt (R-5th District) in the November election. Retired Gen. John Dogulass of Fauquier County launched his campaign this week with a YouTube video.
Updated: 03/07/2012 - Mitt Romney squeezed out a win in the key state of Ohio, captured five other states with ease and padded his delegate lead in the race for the GOP presidential nomination but was forced to share the Super Tuesday spotlight with a resurgent Rick Santorum.
Updated: 03/07/2012 - Mitt Romney has easily won the Virginia presidential primary. With 99 percent of the vote counted, Romney had 59.5 percent of the vote to 40.5 percent for Paul.
Updated: 03/06/2012 - Governor Bob McDonnell cast his vote in the Virginia Primary early Tuesday morning. By heading to his downtown Richmond polling place earlier than planned, he was able to avoid protesters who had planned on meeting him at the polls.
Updated: 03/06/2012 - The University of Virginia Center for Politics’ Youth Leadership Initiative held its first-ever Super Student Day Mock Election leading up to the 2012 Super Tuesday primaries. Mitt Romney won the mock election with 29 percent of the vote.
Updated: 03/06/2012 - Former Charlottesville city council candidate James Halfaday pleaded guilty to election fraud in Charlottesville Circuit Court Tuesday morning.
Updated: 03/06/2012 - With high-energy Super Tuesday primaries elsewhere, Virginia Republicans turned out in paltry numbers for a primary ballot with only two names, a victim of the state's rigorous candidate qualifying laws.