Tag: Scott Sayre

Former Democratic Party chair to run for Republican Senate nomination

Former Augusta County Democratic Committee chair Marshall Pattie will announce his intention to seek the 2015 Republican nomination in the 24th Senate District on Monday.


Del. SWACGirl?

Dickie Bell. Scott Sayre. Lynn Mitchell. (Yes, that Lynn Mitchell.) Those are the names that we’re hearing associated with the open GOP nomination in the 20th House District. In order of likelihood … Dickie Bell: A Staunton native, Bell is in his fourth term on Staunton City Council, and it should be noted that he […]


The Rumor Mill Says …

– That Tracy Pyles is going to run for the House of Delegates. – That folks are already making moves regarding the 2010 elections in Waynesboro. – That Bob Goodlatte might be in trouble in 2010. – That there is more bad news in the offing at the News Leader. 


Local Politics: Saxman to White House, Sayre to House?

Story by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net Provocative headline, yes, and no, there’s not much more than conjecture behind it. But this is among the things being talked about in local politics circles. It came up most recently with me in a conversation with a local elected official yesterday when I mentioned that I was hearing that […]


Political quandary

A View from the Right column by Mike Hodge I have an important question to pose to you, but first an observation. You’ve heard all the hoopla about Tim Kaine being Barack Obama’s VP. I wanted to tell you why this is a good thing for Valley Republicans. Bill Bolling running for governor and Bob […]