Jeff McWaters has become Virginia Beach’s next State Senator by winning in impressive fashion: defeating his opponent by 57 points (78-21%)! Tomorrow, after being sworn in at noon in Richmond, McWaters will give the GOP response to the governor’s address on the “State of the Commonwealth.” More from the new Senator: “Thank you for your […]
For the 8th, check out the Virginia Beach City’s web site; for the 37th, go to the Fairfax County PDF. Looks like SBE is asleep tonight. 7:40 p.m.: Virtucon calls it for McWaters and Hunt. 8 p.m. Just got off the phone with Travis Smith of the McWaters campaign. They’re waiting on one precinct for […]
Centreville, Va.–The phone calls and door knocking is all done in the 37th State Senate District, and now, volunteers are gathered at their respective victory parties to celebrate. Reports from throughout the day have been favorable for the Republicans in the 37th District. A Republican official told me that turnout has been particularly higher in […]
For those naysayers who thought Scott Taylor was a longshot, BearingDrift has learned that Virginia Beach School Board Chairman and Jeff McWaters supporter Dan Edwards will endorse Scott Taylor for Congress. More details expected soon. Be sure to check make Bearing Drift your inaugural day stop for those of who can’t make it to Richmond! […]
Today is another election day in Virginia, and while the national attention is on Massachusetts, citizens of the 8th and 37th Senate Districts have the opportunity to do something equally important – elect strong conservatives to the State Senate and hold that legislative body to being just one vote in the balance on almost any […]
And then there were two. Herrity will likely challenge Fimian for the GOP nod in the 11th, as he is calling a press conference on Wednesday. Why else would he do it? Three nomination fights in the 2nd, 5th, and 11th. Griffith going after Boucher in the 9th. Who said midterms were boring?
WaPo has the scoop on a closely guarded secret that Majority Leader Morgan Griffith is contemplating running for Congress. According to the Post: Griffith said he’s a long way from a decision, and he would not step in if a “stronger candidate” emerges. But, he said: “It’s very tempting. Someone needs to run against Rick […]
For the start of a new week, continuing my video interview with 2nd District candidate Kenny Golden. Below you’ll find discussions on Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan, Guantanamo Bay, 2010 national outlook and the transition from chairman to candidate. Enjoy.