Virginia’s 2017 Gubernatorial Election Preview

There is no off-season in Virginia politics. Because Virginia holds an election every single year, someone (and everyone) is ALWAYS campaigning. As they say… no rest for the weary! As Virginia politicos gear up for the 2017 state-wide primary season, and with the 2016 Election cycle behind us [finally], political candidates are busy laying the groundwork of … Read more…

Denver Riggleman Shakes Up the Governor’s Race

A lot can change in a weekend…. and following the 2016 RPV Advance this past weekend, the dynamic of the 2017 Gubernatorial race has certainly changed. In my humble opinion, this change is for the better. We now know that Wittman is out. I have tremendous amount of respect for Congressman Wittman and am grateful … Read more…

Advancing into 2017

Virginia Republicans kick off 2017 while GOP wins big in last Senate race of 2016 Republicans from all over the Commonwealth gathered in Richmond this weekend for the 33rd Annual Donald W. Huffman Republican Party of Virginia Advance. The event is held every year in December and is generally seen as the kickoff for the … Read more…

Trump In, Gillespie Out?

Like his unsuccessful bid for Senate in 2014, lifelong party insider and presumptive nominee for governor Ed Gillespie now faces yet another treacherous task: fighting history itself. Since 1980, Virginia voters have always chosen a Democratic governor in years following the election of a Republican president. Many have remarked publicly that democrats protesting Trump’s victory … Read more…