The year-old Adult Detention Center was built with the idea that it would make money by housing inmates from other localities and from the federal government. Those inmates have been slow to materialize.
Marsden drops out of Southside race; Del. Wright now unopposed for renomination
The Farmville attorney said that he “cannot in good conscience serve alongside certain individuals” who have won Republican nominations elsewhere.
In Southside, Del. Tommy Wright faces first primary challenge in his 22-year career
Update, June 7: Marsden has now dropped out of the race.
Youngkin’s approval rating drops in latest Roanoke College poll
These numbers mark the lowest ratings that Youngkin received in this poll during the first 15 months of his four-year term as Virginia’s top executive. That’s because more people in the poll identified as Democrats than before.
Will Davis and Ron Jefferson vie for Republican nomination in Franklin County House district
The June 20 primary for District 39, which also encompasses part of Roanoke County, may be tantamount to election. So far there is no Democratic candidate.
Democrats nominate candidate to oppose Sen. Stanley
Democrats have nominated Renie Gates of Floyd County to run for the District 7 Senate seat. Gates’ mother, Patty Quesenberry is the Democratic candidate for a House seat in District 47.
With path cleared for the Mountain Valley Pipeline, opponents weigh next steps
The newly signed deal to raise the nation’s debt limit paves the way for construction on the controversial project to resume, but opponents say they aren’t ready to surrender.
Del. Ballard easily wins re-nomination
The incumbent took 91.7% of the votes at a mass meeting. So far, there’s no Democrat on the ballot for this Republican-leaning district in the New River Valley.
Amid controversy, Lynchburg Electoral Board hires a new registrar
Democrats claimed the current registrar was unfairly ousted. This isn’t the first time that Lynchburg has faced controversy over a change in registrars.
Kaine’s effort to remove Mountain Valley Pipeline provision from debt-limit deal fails
The U.S. senator from Virginia had said the expediting of permits to build and operate the 303-mile gas pipeline was completely unrelated to the nation’s debt ceiling. His effort failed on a vote of 30-69.