Tag Archives: Virginia House of Delegates

Eileen Filler-Corn Isn’t the Only Candidate for Speaker of Virginia’s House of Delegates

When she was elected Minority Leader last December, most Democrats assumed Eileen Filler-Corn would become the next Speaker of the House of Delegates once the Democrats gained the majority. Now that Tuesday’s election resulted in the Democrats having a 55 … Continue reading

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Washington Post Endorses Dan Helmer and John Bell

With four days until the election, the Washington Post has weighed in on several of the crucial General Assembly races here in Northern Virginia. After calling out the “vitriolic” and “poisonous tone” resulting from the Republicans taking “a page from … Continue reading

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Helmer Highlights Tim Hugo’s Use of Campaign Funds for Personal Expenses

During last night’s League of Women Voters forum for candidates in the 40th House of Delegates district, candidates were asked where they stood on the issue of non-partisan redistricting and both candidates expressed support of the idea. Tim Hugo even … Continue reading

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Tim Hugo Fails to Come Across as Above the “Nastiness of Politics”

Back in 2017, Del. Tim Hugo only defeated Dante Tanner by 99 votes (or .36 percent) in what was by far the closest election he’s faced since being elected to the House. In a sign of how the District’s leaning … Continue reading

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Video: Del. Ken Plum Reminds Folks of What’s at Stake This Year

Delegate Ken Plum was first elected to the House of Delegates back in 1978 and hasn’t faced an opponent in the last few elections, but he’s still out listening to what folks have to say and giving them an update … Continue reading

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New Poll Shows Virginia Voters Want Democrats to Control the General Assembly

There’s a motto among political staffers that the only poll that matters is on Election Day. Considering how most polling data suggested Hillary Clinton was going to win the 2016 presidential election, this is most certainly something to keep in … Continue reading

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Danica Roem Releases TV Commercial

Anybody who’s been paying attention to what Danica Roem’s been doing over the last few years knows she is constantly working on issues that directly impact her constituents — like fixing the traffic issues on Rt. 28. At the various … Continue reading

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Steve Adragna Suggests Transgender Community Changes Gender “Every Six Months”

Republicans in Northern Virginia have a history of trying to claim they don’t support discrimination, but belittling the LGBT community and supporting policies that make them second class citizens. The latest example of this came in a League of Women … Continue reading

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Video: Kathy Smith Speaks at Campaign Office Opening

While there’s been a lot of discussion in the media about who’s qualified for next week’s presidential debate, there hasn’t been too much attention devoted to the state and local elections taking place in Virginia this year. And when these … Continue reading

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Beto O’Rourke Addresses Gun Violence While Campaigning in Northern Virginia

Congressman Beto O’Rourke has been on a swing through Virginia this weekend drawing attention to his presidential campaign, but also rallying support for state and local candidates who have an election coming up on November 5. One of his stops … Continue reading

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