Tag: jim mckelvey

McKelvey campaign on the air in the Fifth

Story by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net   The Jim McKelvey for Congress campaign is on the air with two TV commercials on stations across Virginia’s Fifth District that debuted today.


McKelvey files as Republican in Fifth

Edited by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net   Jim McKelvey announced on Thursday that he will run for the Fifth District Republican Party congressional nomination – after flirting with the idea of running as an independent.


GOP candidates press Perriello – and each other

Story by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net   Fifth District Congressman Tom Perriello is facing a full-court press from the Republicans gunning for the chance to knock him off in November. The press might work better if the GOP’ers weren’t trying at the same time to steal the ball from each other. “My opponent Jim McKelvey put […]


Political Blogs: Sunday, Feb. 14

Featured: Jim McKelvey, Bill Bolling, Creigh Deeds Jim McKelvey: Senate Bill 481 www.mckelveyforcongress.com Once again politicians at every level of government do not get it. State Sen. Robert Hurt introduced SB 481; this bill essentially lowers the number of new employees a business must hire to be eligible for a tax credit. We need to […]


Poll: Hurt is the early frontrunner in the Fifth GOP race

  Story by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net The conventional wisdom in the Fifth District Republican congressional race has been that Southside State Sen. Robert Hurt is the early frontrunner. A poll released Friday morning confrims the conventional wisdom. Hurt leads the seven-candidate field with 22 percent of projected primary voters surveyed by Public Policy Polling this […]


McKelvey: Rage against the machines

Candidate for GOP nomination pushes power to the people Story by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net That the political winds are shifting, as evidenced by the upset win in Massachusetts by Republican Scott Brown in the race for the late liberal scion Teddy Kennedy’s U.S. Senate seat, is not a surprise to Jim McKelvey. “The problems are […]