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Bob McDonnell Elected Governor of Virginia

Updated: 11/04/2009 - Republican Bob McDonnell easily won the governor's race Tuesday, just a year after the state went overwhelmingly for President Barack Obama and the Democrats. McDonnell promised supporters in Richmond he would improve the commonwealth by working across party lines.

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Exit Polls Reveal Trouble for Dems

Posted: 11/03/2009 - Associated Press exit polls reveal independent voters sided with Republican Bob McDonnell in Tuesday's election.

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Charlottesville Voters Cast Their Ballots for Governor

Updated: 11/03/2009 - Hundreds of voters cast their vote for Virginia's next governor at the Key Recreation Center in Charlottesville Tuesday morning. Stephanie Satchell talked to voters about which candidates are getting their support.

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Deeds, McDonnell Making Last Minute Campaign Stops

Updated: 11/02/2009 - On the eve of Election Day 2009, both Creigh Deeds and Bob McDonnell are making last-minute campaign stops across the commonwealth and they paid special attention to Charlottesville and Albemarle County.

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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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