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The Rush to the Firehouse Primary

Sunday, April 4, 2010

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Last week city and county Republican Party leaders decided that their nominee for the House of Delegates 26th district seat will be chosen by “firehouse primary.” A candidate will be chosen by registered voters at Lacey Spring Elementary School on Tuesday, April 20, between 4:00 and 8:00 p.m. So far, only two candidates have officially […]

Elledge Enters Race in the 26th

Thursday, April 1, 2010

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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.

Degner Announces Run for Lohr’s Seat

Thursday, March 25, 2010

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Mayor Kai Degner “unofficially” announced he is running for the Democratic Party nomination in the 26th district of the House of Delegates. According to his website, an event officially announcing the campaign will be held next week. After much consideration and many humbling pledges of support, I have elected to pursue the unexpected opening for […]

Wilt Running for Delegate

Thursday, March 25, 2010

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The Daily News-Record reports that Tony Wilt of Broadway “will formally announce his candidacy for the special election for the 26th House District today.” Wilt would be running for the Republican nomination. Last week, Del. Matt Lohr announced he would vacate his seat to become Commissioner of VDACS. Gov. Bob McDonnell is expected to announce […]

Lohr Appointed New Ag Commish

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

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Del. Matt Lohr announced today that he will vacate his seat as the delegate representing the 26th House district to become the new commissioner of the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS). Lohr, 38, was elected to his third term last November. McDonnell will set a special election to fill his seat in […]

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