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Making A List: Most Memorable Elections

Updated: 11/02/2009 - Beth Duffy recounts three unforgettable local elections. As we get ready to vote, see examples of why every vote counts. What elections do you remember vividly? Leave us a comment with your list.

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City Council Challenger Puts Sweat Into Campaign

Updated: 11/02/2009 - There are two seats up for grabs on Charlottesville's City Council and one of the Independents running is putting some sweat into his campaign. PVCC student Andrew Williams just completed a letter writing campaign, in which he personally delivered hand-signed campaign letters to 6,000 Charlottesville homes.

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Greene County Republicans Rally at Freedom Festival

Updated: 10/31/2009 - Greene County Republicans are getting energized this weekend ahead of Tuesday's election. On Saturday they held their first-ever Nathaniel Greene Freedom Festival at Ruckersville Elementary School.

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GOP Leaders Warn Against Complacency

Posted: 10/31/2009 - Gubernatorial candidate Bob McDonnell and his Republican ticket mates are warning supporters not to get complacent because of their large lead in the polls leading up to the Tuesday election. McDonnell, Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling and attorney general candidate Ken Cuccinelli spoke to supporters Saturday morning in Fredericksburg.

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Bob McDonnell Wins Student Mock Election

Posted: 10/30/2009 - A student mock election shows the Republican candidate for Governor on top. Republican gubernatorial candidate Bob McDonnell won the 2009 Youth Leadership Initiative Mock Election, besting Democratic opponent Creigh Deeds by a 51% to 44% margin.

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Making A List: Powerful Local Politicians

Updated: 10/30/2009 - Dan Schutte profiles three powerful politicians. Hear what they do that gives them so much influence over all of us. Is this who you think of when it comes to power politics? Leave us a comment with your list.

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Deeds Rallies Voters in Local African-American Community

Updated: 10/28/2009 - With election day less than a week away, Democratic candidate for governor Creigh Deeds visited Charlottesville Wednesday to address African-American community leaders and to do some last-minute campaigning.

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Obama Campaigns For Deeds in Norfolk

Updated: 10/28/2009 - The President is in Virginia Tuesday hoping to give the struggling Creigh Deeds campaign a boost. A crowd of several thousand gathered in Norfolk Tuesday night to support Creigh Deeds' campaign for Virginia Governor. Attached is a copy of the complete remarks Deeds will be saying before Obama's appearance just after 4:00 pm.

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Local Election Officials Prepare for November 3rd

Updated: 10/27/2009 - Local election officials are using this week to make sure voters have all their questions answered, like where to vote on November 3rd and how to figure out if they're registered to vote.

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Deeds, McDonnell Spar in Final Debate

Posted: 10/21/2009 - In their final debate before the gubernatorial race two weeks away, Democrat Creigh Deeds and Republican Bob McDonnell sparred early on transportation plans.

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Final Debate for Deeds and McDonnell

Posted: 10/20/2009 - Tuesday night, the two candidates for Governor, Creigh Deeds and Bob McDonnell will debate one last time, two weeks before Election Day.

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Former City Councilor Endorses Kristen Szakos

Updated: 10/19/2009 - Women who say they support Kristen Szakos for Charlottesville City Council rallied on the Downtown Mall Monday in support of her being elected on November 3.

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Bill Clinton to Campaign with Deeds in Northern Va.

Posted: 10/16/2009 - Former President Bill Clinton will campaign next week with Virginia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Creigh Deeds. A Deeds campaign spokesman says the event will be Tuesday in northern Virginia, most likely in Arlington or Alexandria.

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Creigh Deeds, Bob McDonnell Face-off in Televised Debate

Updated: 10/14/2009 - Monday was a big night in campaign 2009. It was the first primetime, statewide televised debate between the candidates for governor, Democrat Creigh Deeds and Republican Bob McDonnell. McDonnell entered Monday night's debate up in the polls.

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McDonnell Takes Commanding Nine Point Lead Over Deeds

Posted: 10/09/2009 - Republican Robert F. McDonnell has taken a commanding lead over R. Creigh Deeds in the race for governor of Virginia, as momentum the Democrat had built with an attack on his opponent's conservative social views has dissipated, according to a new Washington Post poll.

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Deeds Slipping in Polls, Losing Traction With Thesis Issue

Updated: 10/03/2009 - After a recent surge in the polls, pundits say Democrat Creigh Deeds is in trouble in Virginia's race for governor. With a month left until election day, they say the Deeds campaign needs to come up with a message rather than harping on opponent Bob McDonnell's graduate school thesis.

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