Republican Voter News

Endorsements for Chair Jennifer Brown’s Re-election in 6th District

Endorsements for Chairwoman Jennifer Brown are coming in as the 6th Congressional District prepares for its convention on Saturday. Below are the latest…. Former Virginia Governor George Allen Former Sixth District Congressman Bob Goodlatte Virginia State Senator Bill Stanley, 20th House of Delegates John Avoli, 20th  House of Delegates Tony Wilt, 26thCity of Staunton Mayor Andrea Oakes Staunton City Council Members Amy Darby,…

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United Republicans of Shenandoah County: John Massoud, Reinvented

By United Republicans of Shenandoah County John Massoud, twice failed pro-choice candidate for House of Delegates in Arlington, moved to Shenandoah County roughly a decade ago. Massoud reinvented himself as a right-wing firebrand on the Shenandoah County Republican Committee (SCRC). Massoud’s first order of business, according to him, was chasing out “the powers that be”…

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BREAKING: SBE Grants Extension for 8 Candidates

The State Board of Elections met today to determine the fate of 8 candidates for Congress who filed their paperwork late. In a 2-1 decision, former Dels. John O’Bannon (R) and Bob Brink (D) voted to approve an extension that would apply to all 8 candidates, with Secretary of the Board Jamilah LeCruise voting against…

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Turner: New Kent Youth Republicans Celebrate America’s Birthday

By Thomas Turner  The New Kent Youth Republicans, a group of high school aged student activists, hosted a project for the residents of New Kent County. Their project was to celebrate the birth of our nation and our great flag! They purchased lots of American flags and distributed them to residents in New Kent County.…

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Anderson: July 4, 1776

By Richard L. (Rich) Anderson As our Commonwealth and country celebrate the 244th year of our Independence, I want to set aside the political and offer simple words of thanks. I am thankful on this Day of Independence that we live in a state and nation where liberty-loving men and women of conscience strive to…

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That’s a Wrap #2! Bearing Drift’s Second Zoom Townhall with Chris Saxman

The Bearing Drift writers and editors joined moderator Chris Saxman once again to talk Virginia and national politics in a roundtable discussion that included a brief trip down memory lane, remembering when Chris ran and won his House of Delegates seat in Staunton. Many thanks to Bearing Drift participants who shared their political insight and…

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