Culpeper Government News
Sen. Bryce Reeves takes on key position.
Prince William's chief of long range planning, Ray Utz, was arrested Nov. 17 for indecent exposure, accused in two cases of “making an obscene sexual display” to two separate women in Woodbridge.
Rezoning for K&M Equipment approved, police will get six new cars
Final vote on Warner/Gillespie race still pending
While the 10th House District race was hotly contested, two other Congressional races in Prince William were easy wins for the incumbents.
Incumbent Sen. Mark Warner and Republican challenger Ed Gillespie were locked in a virtual dead heat for U.S. Senate for the Commonwealth of Virginia at midnight Wednesday. Warner, characterized as a "reflexive liberal” from the right but as a modern-day moderate from the middle, held a narrow lead in his bid for a second term, but a recount is likely.
Veteran of D.C. politics and three-term Virginia state Del. Barbara Comstock, a Republican, will be the first new U.S. representative from Virginia's Loudoun-centric 10th Congressional District since 1981. A three-term state legislator, lawyer, former lobbyist and former Justice Department spokesperson, Comstock defeated Fairfax County Supervisor John Foust (D) Tuesday night to also become the first woman to represent the commonwealth's 10th District, which spans from parts of Fairfax County, through Loudoun and Manassas and out to Winchester. She succeeds Frank Wolf in the slightly Republican-leaning district.
Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) brought a new focus to renewable energy in Virginia as he presented the state’s 2014 energy plan to a group of business leaders and conservation groups. While he is pushing for policies that will help grow the green energy sector, McAuliffe said he remains committed to an “all of the above” energy strategy.
GOP would like to get voters out for Nov. 4 General Election.
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