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Garrett Wins 22nd Senate District Primary

Updated: 08/23/2011 - In a close race, Louisa County Commonwealth's Attorney Thomas Garrett Jr. won the Republican primary in the newly created 22nd State Senate District.

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5 Seeking GOP Nomination in 22nd District Primary

Posted: 08/22/2011 - Tuesday is primary day for several districts across the Commonwealth. In Central Virginia, five Republican candidates are vying for the party's nomination in the newly created 22nd District in the Virginia Senate.

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UPDATE: City Council Nominees Unchanged Following Recount

Updated: 08/22/2011 - The third and final Democratic nominee for Charlottesville City Council remains DeDe Smith following a re-tallying of the primary votes. Paul Beyer, who lost to Smith by just 31 votes, requested the recount.

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Huja, Galvin, Smith Win City Council Nomination; Dugger Gets Clerk

Updated: 08/22/2011 - The Charlottesville Democratic Party held their Firehouse Primary Saturday. After more than 2,500 voters and six hours of counting ballots, Satyendra Huja, Kathy Galvin and Dede Smith won the Democratic nominations for City Council while Llezelle Dugger won the Circuit Court clerk nomination.

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City Council Candidate Claims Anti-gay Slurs

Posted: 08/19/2011 - James Halfaday, a gym owner who says he's the first openly homosexual candidate to run for Charlottesville City Council, says he's been receiving anti-gay messages.

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Final Absentee Voting Date Brings Out Voters, Candidates

Posted: 08/19/2011 - Eager voters and candidates showed up at the second and final absentee voting date, Thursday evening. The key issues brought out voters, while the candidates rallied, picketed, and tried to snag votes.

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Voter Registration Still Open for Local Primary

Updated: 08/18/2011 - The Democratic firehouse primary in Charlottesville is just two days away, but there's still time to register to vote. Regardless of political party, anybody resident of the City is eligible to participate.

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Charlottesville City Council Candidate Debate Heats Up

Updated: 08/18/2011 - From transportation to jobs, just three seats are up for grabs on the Charlottesville City Council, and about a dozen candidates are all vying for your vote. Wednesday night, 11 candidates spoke about why they deserve to represent the taxpayers.

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Huja Discusses Traffic, Transportation Solutions

Updated: 08/17/2011 - Satyendra Huja, current Charlottesville City Council member and candidate for re-nomination, shared his ideas and solutions Wednesday morning to the City's traffic and transportation problems.

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City Council Candidate Advocates for The Arts

Updated: 08/16/2011 - Paul Beyer, Democratic Candidate for Charlottesville City Council, spoke Tuesday at the steps of the McGuffey Art Center about the need for and economic impact of a vibrant arts scene in the City.

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Republican Senate Hopeful Tours 22nd District

Updated: 08/16/2011 - Claudia Tucker, candidate for the Republican nomination for the Virginia Senate in the 22nd District, toured the district Tuesday. Her stops included Buckingham, Fluvanna, Louisa and Goochland.

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Cantor, Goodlatte Endorse Allen in Senate Race

Posted: 08/15/2011 - House Majority Leader Eric Cantor and Rep. Bob Goodlatte have endorsed George Allen's Republican bid to win back the Senate seat he lost to Jim Webb five years ago.

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Szakos Endorses Huja, Galvin for City Council

Updated: 08/15/2011 - With the Democratic race for Charlottesville City Council seat nominations coming to a close, Councilor Kristin Szakos endorsed two candidates Monday.

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Guide to Firehouse Primary: 10 Democrats Duke it Out

Updated: 08/15/2011 - Ten candidates are vying for a total of four open seats in next week's Democratic firehouse primary as voters prepare to cast their ballots for Charlottesville City Council and the clerk of circuit court.

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Math Teacher Enters City School Board Race

Updated: 08/12/2011 - Former Newport News math teacher Steven Latimer has announced his intentions to run for a seat on Charlottesville City School Board.

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GOP Candidates Prepare for Iowa Straw Poll

Posted: 08/12/2011 - The Republican candidates for president are preparing for the Ames, Iowa straw poll, widely considered the first major test of the political seasons.

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One-on-One with CBS19: Congressman Robert Hurt

Posted: 08/10/2011 - Fifth District Congressman Robert Hurt was at the Newsplex Wednesday afternoon for a meeting with Virginia broadcasters. He sat down with CBS19's Jim Hanchett to discuss topics ranging from government spending to the Western Bypass.

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Marine Veteran Enters Virginia Senate Race

Updated: 08/10/2011 - Courtney Lynch, a United State Marines Veteran, announced Wednesday that she has entered the race for the U.S. Senate seat vacated by Jim Webb. She will challenge Tim Kaine for the Democratic nomination.

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Sierra Club Endorses City Council Candidates

Updated: 08/04/2011 - The Sierra Club has released its endorsements for the Charlottesville City Council race. The Club is putting its support behind Democrats Colette Blount and Dede Smith.

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George Allen Speaks at Albemarle GOP Breakfast

Updated: 08/03/2011 - United States Senate hopeful George Allen brought his campaign to Albemarle County on Wednesday. He spoke at the Albemarle GOP breakfast in Scottsville.

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Absentee Voting Starts in Charlottesville

Updated: 08/10/2011 - Absentee balloting started Tuesday night in the Democratic Primary. About 130 people showed up at the Independence Resource Center on Cherry Avenue to cast their vote.

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