This post concludes our Q&A series with city candidates. Thanks to everyone who participated. Candidates for City Council and City Treasurer answered; What sort of legacy would you like to leave behind? First, the people running for council:
Joe and I attended the training for officers of the election last night in the new city council chambers; we got briefed on some details that might be of general interest.
Lately I’ve been writing about disenfranchised voters in Harrisonburg, but a reader just drew my attention to a story in the Northern Virginia Daily about a very different sort of registration problem: people that could potentially vote twice on election day. More than 5,200 Virginia voters are also registered in other states, and of those […]
I just came across this video of JMU student Matthew Benoit telling the story of how and why his voter registration form was rejected by the Harrisonburg registrar’s office. This is another example of a young voter being disenfranchised in the city. There’s a story in today’s DNR about the rejection of Charity Amison’s registration. […]
In case the opinions of unknown newspaper editors hold sway over your vote, The DNR, The News Virginian and The News & Advance have endorsed Bob Goodlatte for re-election to his position as 6th Congressional District Representative, while The News Leader and The Roanoke Times have backed challenger Sam Rasoul.
A year ago, the original Luigi’s Pizza on South High Street closed. Now Luigi’s downtown is closing its doors. A reader informed us that they wouldn’t be open much longer. A call to the restaurant confirmed the rumor. This Sunday will be the last day Luigi’s will be open for business.
We’re almost done with the Q&A series with City Council candidates. One more to go. Can citizens expect to have access online to services commonly found in other cities of our size (i.e. pay water or electric bills, register for new water service, etc.)?
Only about a month ago, McCain had a 9-point lead in the Shenandoah Valley Region of Virginia. As of October 26, 2008, McCain’s lead here was only one point – McCain 47%, Obama 46%, according to SurveyUSA. The close race in the Valley was underscored by Barack Obama’s visit to Harrisonburg yesterday, during which Obama […]
According to WSVA, Roberta McCain mother of Presidential candidate John McCain, will be in Harrisonburg today. She is expected to be at the Republican Headquarters at 4pm.