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Local Real Estate Investor, Laurence Verga, Challenges Rep. Perriello

Updated: 09/07/2009 - Another Republican is throwing his name in the hat to challenge Democratic Congressman Tom Perriello, and he's also an Ivy resident. Local real estate investor Laurence Verga is eying the fifth district seat. He made the announcement in Downtown Charlottesville Thursday.

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New Rules Allow College Students to Vote at Campus Address

Updated: 09/07/2009 - The Virginia State Board of Elections is preparing rules to allow Virginia college students to vote in the Commonwealth. The new residency policy defines what it means to be a resident in Virginia.

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McDonnell Says His Outlook Has Changed Since 1989 Thesis

Updated: 09/07/2009 - On Monday, Republican candidate for governor Bob McDonnell responded to political outcry over a Master's thesis he wrote 20 years ago at Regent University, where he targeted abortion and feminism as threats to a strong family. McDonnell says the thesis has no bearing on his politics whatsoever.

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One-On-One with Candidate Ken Cuccinelli

Updated: 08/28/2009 - Republican candidate for attorney general Ken Cuccinelli is campaigning in the Charlottesville area and countering some of his opponent's claims.

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Rep. Tom Perriello to Host Town Hall Meeting in Albemarle Thursday

Posted: 08/25/2009 - A change of venue for a health care town-hall meeting with Rep. Tom Perriello in Albemarle County. This week's meeting in Albemarle County, scheduled for Thursday, has been moved to Walton Middle School on Red Hill Road. The meeting starts at 6:00 pm.

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Deeds: Tax Credits for Small Businesses that Create New Jobs

Updated: 08/24/2009 - Virginia's Democratic nominee for governor is campaigning throughout central Virginia this week. Sunday, Creigh Deeds stopped by UVa. to speak to college students. And Monday, he is talking with local leaders about small businesses in Charlottesville.

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Funding Virginia's Political Campaigns

Posted: 08/24/2009 - How much is too much when it comes to funding politicians in Virginia? One group is calling for reform in the commonwealth.

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House of Delegates Candidates Speak at Forum

Posted: 08/12/2009 - The candidates hoping to represent Charlottesville and Western Albemarle County in the House of Delegates spoke at a Forum Wednesday, giving voters a chance to hear how they would vote in Richmond.

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58th District Candidates, Bell and Neff, Face Off

Updated: 08/13/2009 - Candidates hoping to make it to the Virginia General Assembly as delegates faced off at a forum Wednesday. In the 58th district, Incumbent Delegate Rob Bell (R) has a large war chest and is very well known, an obstacle his challenger Cynthia Neff (D) is hoping to overcome.

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Creigh Deeds Launches "Deeds Country" Tour in Charlottesville

Updated: 08/03/2009 - The Democrat running for Governor in Virginia is beginning a week-long tour Sunday in an effort to turn rural and southwestern Virginia into "Deeds Country." He's starting in Charlottesville. When Deeds took the podium he discussed his transportation plan.

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Virgil Goode Will Not Try to Recapture His Seat in 2010

Updated: 07/27/2009 - Former 5th District Congressman Virgil Goode (R) announced Monday that he will not be running to recapture his seat in 2010. Political rookie Bradley Rees announced that he will be running for the Republican nomination.

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Gov. Kaine Calls Special Legislative Session for August

Updated: 07/22/2009 - Gov. Tim Kaine called a special legislative session Wednesday to address a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling that prosecutors say is jeopardizing some criminal cases. Kaine said at a news conference that the session will be held Aug. 19.

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