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.
Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe met with women from the business and health care community in Norfolk on Thursday to discuss ways to improve women’s access to quality health care in Hampton Roads and across the Commonwealth.
Democrat Terry McAuliffe has opened up a slight 43-38 percent lead over Republican Ken Cuccinelli in the race to become Virginia’s next governor, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released today.
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell has a 49-28 percent job approval rating, down slightly from his 53-26 percent score March 27 and his lowest score in two years, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released today.
Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe is sending a letter today to Virginia’s U.S. House delegation urging them to support the Marketplace Fairness Act. Monday night, Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine helped in a bipartisan effort to pass this commonsense policy.
State government impedes economic growth, says presumptive Republican gubernatorial nominee Ken Cuccinelli, who unveiled what his campaign termed an “economic growth and Virginia jobs plan” that slashes individual and corporate taxes and ties growth of state government to an index based on inflation and population growth.
This, in a nutshell, is The Terry McAuliffe Problem – Democratic voters in Virginia just don’t care. They like Barack Obama. They really like Tim Kaine. They love Mark Warner. Terry McAuliffe … eh.
Virginia voters know little about the two candidates for governor, according to a new Washington Post poll looking at the Ken Cuccinelli-Terry McAuliffe race. Cuccinelli, the Republican attorney general, has a 51 percent-to-41 percent lead over McAuliffe, the Democratic nominee, among likely voters, according to the Post poll. The defining numbers in the poll aren’t there, though, but rather in the limited information on the candidates among the voter base and the limited interest in the race in general among state residents.
Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe officially launched his campaign today in front of a crowd of about 200 in Norfolk. McAuliffe laid out his transportation plan and vision for how the next Governor of Virginia can help strengthen and diversify the Commonwealth’s economy. Norfolk Mayor Paul Fraim introduced McAuliffe.