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Poll: Hurt has six-point edge over Perriello

Republican nominee Robert Hurt has a six-point lead over Democratic incumbent Tom Perriello in a new poll of voters in the Fifth District congressional race. The Roanoke College poll gives Hurt a 46 percent-40 percent lead over Perriello. Independent Jeffrey Clark polls 1 percent of the vote, with 13 percent undecided. The poll includes interviews […]


Money race tightens in Fifth

Republican challenger Robert Hurt actually slightly outpaced Democratic incumbent Tom Perriello in the money race in the third quarter, raising $900,000 to the $810,000 raised by the congressman, though both seem well-positioned for the final weeks of the race in terms of their access to cash. “While Robert Hurt continues to take thousands from K […]


Chris Graham: Looking ahead to the fall in the Fifth

Column by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net   The good news on the surface for Fifth District Republicans – somebody won the seven-candidate GOP primary in resounding fashion. The bad news – the winner was the moderate, State Sen. Robert Hurt, and his win, though resounding in one sense, didn’t get him to 50 percent of the […]