Republican Party (GOP)

More than 13,000 Republicans are preparing to gather in Richmond for their state nominating convention that begins on Friday. 

They will choose their nominees for Lieutenant Governor and
Attorney General—and given the large field, many say it’s been challenging to select only one for each office. 

In the last installment of our election series on the statewide candidates, we meet the final contender, Susan Stimpson—who is one of two women vying for Lieutenant Governor.


We continue today with our election series on the statewide candidates with a focus on the crowded GOP Lieutenant Governor's race. 

Political Fallout

May 7, 2013

Regardless of the legal outcome, the issues surrounding a former chef from the governor’s mansion and gifts from the CEO of a company called Star Scientific may take a political toll on the state’s top Republicans.

On May 18th, Virginia Republicans will choose their party’s nominee for Attorney General at a statewide convention, and two veteran state lawmakers are vying for the job. 

In the first installment of our election series, Virginia Public Radio’s Anne Marie Morgan introduces us to one of those contenders: the lawmaker elected to Thomas Jefferson’s seat in the General Assembly, Delegate Rob Bell.

The two top contenders to be governor of Virginia talked about the weather last week while a Republican delegate decided he’d seen enough of politics. Both those stories were among the most clicked on Virginia Public Access Project’s VaNews link at Fred Echols reports.