The Fairfax GOP today announced the launch of its Election Integrity Team. Led by Clay Percle, the team is focused on restoring voters’ trust in the electoral system through fairness and transparency. Percle, a retired U.S. Air Force fighter pilot and Iraq War veteran, is a Clifton-based small business owner. “Election integrity is not a partisan issue; it is a fundamental American value,” Percle said.
Gubernatorial candidate Merle Rutledge joined the Fairfax GOP live on Facebook last week for a robust discussion of the issues facing Virginia. Rutledge discussed his candidacy and his vision of conservative reform with the Fairfax GOP’s Vinson Palathingal and Srilekha Palle.
One of Rutledge’s biggest goals is tax reform, the candidate said.
Virginia Delegate Glenn Davis, now a candidate for lieutenant governor, joined the Fairfax GOP live on Facebook last week. In a wide-ranging conversation with the Fairfax GOP’s Vinson Palathingal and Srilekha Palle, the candidate shared his vision of reform.
Davis stressed the need for Republicans to reach out to lower-income and minority communities, with a message of hope and opportunity: “We’re the party that believes everyone is entitled to the same quality of education, regardless of ZIP code!”
Former Virginia Delegate Winsome Sears joined the Fairfax GOP Saturday night, live on Facebook, for a robust discussion of the issues facing our state.
Now one of several GOP candidates for lieutenant governor, Sears outlined her views on subjects ranging from immigration to jobs to education reform.
Legislation that would have entered Virginia into a compact with other states to ensure the president of the United States is elected by popular vote has been dropped from consideration because the Senate did not have enough votes to pass it.
Senate Bill 1101 would have entered Virginia into a compact with other states that agreed to pledge their Electoral College delegates to the candidate who won the national popular vote, regardless of how the state voted.
Virginia Delegate Kirk Cox joined the Fairfax GOP Saturday night, live on Facebook, for a robust discussion of the issues facing our state. Delegate Cox, one of several candidates for the Virginia GOP’s gubernatorial nomination, shared his views on subjects ranging from jobs to housing to education reform.
A former teacher, Delegate Cox authored a budget amendment called the Reimbursement for Education Access Decisions (READ) Fund…
The Virginia Senate Privileges & Elections Committee will be considering SB 1101; if enacted, the bill would enter Virginia into the National Popular Vote Compact. This would force Virginia to award its 13 electoral votes to whichever presidential candidate wins the national popular vote — even if that candidate loses in Virginia.
In addition to the January 5 Georgia runoff elections for U.S. Senate, there is another special election far closer to home, to be held on the same day. In Virginia’s 2nd Delegate District, incumbent Jennifer D. Carroll Foy vacated her seat in order to run for governor on the Democrat side.
Heather Mitchell, formerly a senior aide to the Prince William County Board of Supervisors, is the Republican nominee. She faces Democrat Candi King. Mitchell recently joined WMAL’s Mornings on the Mall radio program, to discuss her priorities if elected to Virginia’s House of Delegates.
While the nation is focused on the January 5 Georgia runoff elections for U.S. Senate, there is a critical special election far closer to home, also scheduled for January 5, 2021.
Heather Mitchell, formerly a senior aide to the Prince William County Board of Supervisors, is the Republican nominee for Delegate in Virginia’s 2nd District. She faces Democrat Candi King.