Virginia Republicans formally nominated Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli to run for governor in 2013, and added as his ticketmates Mark Obenshain, a Harrisonburg state senator, as the attorney-general nominee, and E.W. Jackson, a Chesapeake-based Baptist minister, as the nominee for lieutenant governor.
E.W. Jackson, candidate for the Republican nomination for lieutenant governor of Virginia, released a statement on gun rights on Monday.
Sixth District Congressman Bob Goodlatte and former governor and U.S. senator George Allen have successfully fought off respective Republican Party nomination challenges
It will all come down to turnout. That’s the conventional wisdom in looking at the Republican Party primaries in the Sixth District and the U.S. Senate race. Turnout is likely to be in the 4 to 6 percent range in Tuesday’s primaries. For the state race, that would translate to roughly 125,000 to 150,000 votes
Sixth District Congressman Bob Goodlatte and former Virginia governor and United States senator George Allen are the heavy favorites heading into Republican Party primaries in Virginia on Tuesday, but the final hours will be uneasy ones for the veteran lawmakers
News from the GOP Senate primary campaign trail