Can Anyone Stop Ken Cuccinelli? Here's how Virginia's pro-life, pro-gun attorney general could take over the Governor's Mansion.
Published on Apr 11th, 2013
31 comments by Peter GaluszkaIt is a wintry afternoon on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014. Strutting against a cobalt blue sky, a fife and drum corps dressed in resplendent red and blue colonial garb plays martial airs...
Poll position: Tight race puts prof policies in spotlight
Published on Nov 2nd, 2012
62 comments With just days to go before the Presidential election, new information released by the State Board of Elections suggests that getting to the polls in Virginia on Election Day may be more important...
Motion to run: Top prosecutor Lunsford seeks reelection
Published on Feb 10th, 2011
18 comments In 2007, Democratic newcomer Denise Lunsford upset four-term incumbent Jim Camblos with 53 percent of the vote to take the Albemarle commonwealth's attorney job. The county's first female top...
Snap o' the day: Too green?
Published on Oct 29th, 2009
2 comments All three candidates in the Samuel Miller District supervisor race went green for their campaign signs, which have gathered off U.S. 250 just east of Ivy.
Unopposed Rooker sits on biggest war chest
Published on Sep 16th, 2009
2 comments Not only is Albemarle Supervisor Dennis Rooker running for reelection unopposed, he's also got the most money– $70K as of August 31, according to the Virginia Public Access Project, including $...
Deeds wins big: Beats McAuliffe, Moran 2-to-1
Published on Jun 9th, 2009
7 comments State Senator Creigh Deeds gets a hug from his wife Pam before speaking to supporters celebrating his victory in the Democratic primary for governor. PHOTO BY LINDSAY BARNES In the contest to become...
County-guber Dem-fest up to 4.9 percent
Published on Jun 9th, 2009
1 comments The latest dispatch from county spokesperson Lee Catlin shows that voter turnout in Albemarle County for the Democratic gubernatorial primary has climbed since this morning when two percent of the...
9am County turnout at two percent
Published on Jun 9th, 2009
1 comments This was the 9am scene at Hollymead Elementary, where an official reported just 60 folks had voted by 9am. Overall, in Albemarle County, the 9am turnout for the Democratic gubernatorial primary was 1...
McIntire softball-saver runs for Council
Published on May 17th, 2009
6 comments Bob Fenwick, the man credited for rallying citizens and saving the Dewey D.S. Shiflett softball fields at McIntire Park, now says he's running for City Council on a stop-the-Meadowcreek Parkway...
New blood: Firehouse primary ousts Taliaferro
Published on May 12th, 2009
12 comments Kristin Szakos in, Julian Taliaferro out after the May 9 "firehouse" primary. SZAKOS PHOTO BY JEN FARIELLO; TALIAFERRO BY STAFF Two newcomers have shaken the local Democratic establishment. Kristin...
Snap o' the Day: Dems a votin'
Published on May 9th, 2009
9 comments Charlottesville Democratic voters line up Saturday morning, May 9, to vote in the City Democratic primary at the one and only election spot, Jackson P. Burley Middle School on Rose Hill Drive. A...
Unannounced: Thomas mum on election plans
Published on Mar 31st, 2009
13 comments Are four terms enough for Sally Thomas? FILE PHOTO BY JEN FARIELLO While word on the street this year has been that four-term Supervisor Sally Thomas will not run for re-election this year, she's not...
Did the Progress Cheat? Critics blame paper for Schilling victory
Published on May 16th, 2002
0 comments Can a single newspaper article swing an entire election?Yes, according to some local critics who blame an election-day piece for Republican Rob Schilling’s City Council victory. A May 7 Daily...