Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Patch will bring you updates throughout Election Day as two former Virginia governors face off for an open Senate seat.
The U.S. Senate race in Virginia lived up to its reputation going into Tuesday's election, as being a tight race between two former governors. Final unofficial results around 1:30 a.m. Wednesday showed Tim Kaine with 51.89 percent of the state vote to Republican challenger George Allen's 47.92 percent of the vote across Virginia. Kaine won by comfortable margins in Northern Virginia jurisdictions, defeating Allen 71.40 percent to 28.42 percent in Falls Church; 60.53 percent to 39.01 percent in Fairfax County; and 65.83 to 33.86 percent in Arlington County, according to the State Board of Elections. As of 1:33 a.m. Wednesday, all precincts in the state had reported their results. Update 11:21 p.m.: Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell congratulated …
Monday, November 5, 2012
By Susan Allen
Monday, November 5, 2012
For nearly two years, George and I have spent much of our time traveling throughout our beautiful Commonwealth, listening to the voices and stories of Virginians. It’s been a wonderful experience to meet so many families and visit hundreds of small businesses who all share a vision of a better future. We’ve listened as Virginians expressed concerns over the rising costs of electricity and healthcare and stories of job losses, small businesses shutting down, and students having to move back home with mom and dad. This is not the future we hoped to pass on to our children and grandchildren. But throughout our travels, we’ve also seen families and small businesses standing strong, determined to succeed despite tough times because they share …
Saturday, July 21, 2012
CNN's Candy Crowley moderated Saturday debate between U.S. Senate candidates in Hot Springs, Va.; interviews, excerpts to be featured Sunday on CNN's 'State of the Union.'
Can't get enough of Virginia's neck-and-neck U.S. Senate race? Tune in to CNN on Sunday for "State of the Union," a program which will feature excerpts from Saturday's first general election debate between Republican George Allen and Democrat Tim Kaine. CNN's "State of the Union" airs at 9 a.m. and noon. The program will include a segment about the debate and race. The two Senate candidates and former Virginia governors participated in a debate Saturday moderated by CNN's Candy Crowley (host of "State of the Union") before members of the Virginia Bar Association, at their summer meeting at The Homestead, a resort in Hot Springs, Va. In a video preview of the debate posted on CNN, Crowley states that whoever wins the Virginia Senate race …