Tag Archive | "26th district (HoD)"

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


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


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.

Why Wilt Will Win: A Primary Analysis

Tuesday, April 20, 2010


Guest blogger Adam Sharp’s analysis and prediction for today’s Republican primary contest. Disclosure: Sharp consulted on Kai Degner’s 2008 City Council campaign. The author also attended Cornerstone Church with the Wilt family for 10 years. The first thank-you note Tony Wilt should write is to Ted Byrd. Wilt could have won the Republican nomination for […]

Loyalty Pledge Nixed for Firehouse Primary

Friday, April 16, 2010


Local Republican officials have canceled plans to require voters at next Tuesday’s canvass to promise they would vote for all Republican candidates in the coming election.  Tuesday’s event, which will elect the Republican candidate for the yet-to-be-specified special election to fill Matt Lohr’s seat in the House of Delegates, will be held from 4:00-8:00 PM […]

Degner Secures Dem Nomination

Friday, April 16, 2010


It came as no surprise last night when Mayor Kai Degner secured the official Democratic Party nomination to run for 26th district delegate in the impending special election. From the official campaign release: Gathered with a group of Democrats from Harrisonburg and Rockingham County [Degner] was officially nominated by the 26th District Caucus. Mayor Degner […]

Keister Elementary Added to Firehouse Primary

Tuesday, April 13, 2010


The date and the time remain the same, but Republican Party leaders have added a city voting location, Keister Elementary School, to their House of Delegates 26th district firehouse primary, which will be held one week from today. On March 31, Rockingham County Republicans had decided to hold the party primary at Lacey Spring Elementary […]

Elledge Enters Race in the 26th

Thursday, April 1, 2010


Harrisonburg attorney John Elledge has joined Tony Wilt in the contest for the Republican nomination to run for Matt Lohr’s soon-to-be-abandoned seat in the 26th district of the House of Delegates.

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