Candidates and Campaigns http://wvtf.org en The Sarvis for Senate Campaign http://wvtf.org/post/sarvis-senate-campaign <p>While he didn't win the Virginia gubernatorial race last year, Libertarian Robert Sarvis pulled more than 6% of the vote—which is impressive for a third-party candidate--and enough for some to argue that he siphoned votes away from former Virginia GOP Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli.<br /><br />Now, fresh off that campaign, Sarvis is really trying to pull an upset and win the U.S. Senate seat held by Democrat Mark Warner.</p><p><br />&nbsp;</p><p></p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 20:54:07 +0000 Tommie McNeil 20117 at http://wvtf.org The Sarvis for Senate Campaign PAC & Play http://wvtf.org/post/pac-play <p>Critics are attacking Governor Terry McAuliffe for selling access to his office – offering opportunities to meet with him and other leaders in exchange for payments of up to $100,000.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Wed, 19 Mar 2014 20:21:36 +0000 Sandy Hausman 18710 at http://wvtf.org PAC & Play Visiting Former Governor Doug Wilder's Classroom http://wvtf.org/post/visiting-former-governor-doug-wilders-classroom <p>Virginia's gubernatorial candidates don't agree on much and when invited to various forums, they speak at different times.</p><p>But during a candidates' visit to the Virginia Commonwealth University class of former Governor Douglas Wilder, they both agreed on a matter that has been a sticking point for current Governor Bob McDonnell.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 10 Sep 2013 20:36:42 +0000 Tommie McNeil 10292 at http://wvtf.org Visiting Former Governor Doug Wilder's Classroom First Debate for Candidates for Governor http://wvtf.org/post/first-debate-candidates-governor <p>Republican Ken Cuccinelli and Democrat Terry McAuliffe are close in the latest polls. But the two major party candidates for Virginia Governor are far apart on almost all the issues.&nbsp;</p><p>In their first debate, sponsored by the Virginia Bar Association, the two men set the tone for what is likely to be a tough, hard campaign.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 22 Jul 2013 18:48:18 +0000 Joe Staniunas 7921 at http://wvtf.org First Debate for Candidates for Governor Roanoke College Releases the Latest Gubernatorial Poll Numbers http://wvtf.org/post/roanoke-college-releases-latest-gubernatorial-poll-numbers <p>The Institute for Policy and Opinion Research at Roanoke College is out with its latest poll on the gubernatorial election.&nbsp; Republican Ken Cuccinelli leads Democrat Terry McAuliffe 37 to 31 percent but Institute Director Harry Wilson says more than a quarter of registered voters haven't decided who to vote for in November.&nbsp; The poll interviewed 525 registered Virginia voters between July 8th and the 14th and has a margin of error of plus or minus 4.3%.</p><p></p> Wed, 17 Jul 2013 18:51:30 +0000 Beverly Amsler 7694 at http://wvtf.org Roanoke College Releases the Latest Gubernatorial Poll Numbers