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Hopefuls for 26th report latest big donations

Friday, June 11, 2010


As of 5PM  Friday, June 11 from VPAP: candidates in the 26th House District special election report large, pre-election contributions since the last finance reporting totals. Click for details on who/how much: Wilt = $23,705 Degner = $30,845

Degner campaign mailer attacks Wilt

Friday, June 11, 2010


Degner campaign mailer attacks Wilt

A mailer received by district residents this week questions Republican candidate for delegate in the 26th district Tony WIlt’s campaign points, calling his ideas “bad for the Valley” and the “Worst idea ever.”

HRCC Forum Explores Candidates’ Agendas

Tuesday, June 1, 2010


HRCC Forum Explores Candidates’ Agendas

All three candidates for 26th district delegate made their political pitches to members of the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce Tuesday morning. Kai Degner, Carolyn Frank and Tony Wilt addressed the assembly of about 15 to 25 people at the Chamber-sponsored event at the Harrisonburg Holiday Inn. Moderator Bob Corso allowed each candidate five minutes to […]

Wilt, Frank address Valley Family Forum

Friday, May 28, 2010


Wilt, Frank address Valley Family Forum

The republican and independent candidates running for the 26th district seat in the General Assembly faced policy questions tonight focusing on their views on religion and politics, abortion rights, gay rights and taxes.

QOTW: What Should HoD Candidates Be Talking About?

Thursday, May 13, 2010


The 26th district special election is just over four weeks away, with polls opening early morning on Tuesday June 15th.  Three candidates are vying for the right to represent us in Richmond: Democrat Kai Degner,   Republican Tony Wilt, and independent Carolyn Frank. Hunter Thompson said, “politics is the art of controlling your environment.” The condensed […]

Degner Wants Debates in the 26th

Friday, May 7, 2010


In a release sent out by the Degner campaign, “Mayor Degner would like to invite his three opponents, Dave Briggman, Carolyn Frank and Tony Wilt to a series of public debates held every week starting as early as late next week. This would mean a series of five debates.” According to the DNR, both Wilt […]

Frank Enters Delegate Race

Tuesday, May 4, 2010


Frank Enters Delegate Race

Harrisonburg City Council member Carolyn Frank has declared her candidacy as an independent in the 26th district race for delegate. Frank joins Republican candidate Tony Wilt and Democratic Party candidate Kai Degner, making this a three-way race. In a statement released today, Frank touts her two terms on council, and her “service on numerous civic […]

Wilt Secures GOP Nomination

Tuesday, April 20, 2010


Wilt Secures GOP Nomination

Businessman Tony Wilt prevailed over Republican primary opponents Ted Byrd and John Elledge in Tuesday evening's "firehouse primary".

McDonnell: Special Election June 15

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

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Gov. Bob McDonnell has announced the date of the special election to replace Del. Matt Lohr in the 26th district of Virginia’s House of Delegates. [PDF] The election will be held Tuesday, June 15. This will be a fast campaign cycle.

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