In new fundraising results, Democrats are leading in congressional midterm races in Virginia’s second, seventh, and tenth congressional districts. The GOP hasn’t yet picked nominees for those races, but state Senator Jen Kiggans (R-Virginia Beach), Derrick Anderson, and Prince William County Supervisor Jeanine Lawson are leading in funds raised for races in CD two, seven, and ten respectively, according to data compiled by the Virginia Public Access Project.Read More
Former U.S. Representative for Virginia’s Second Congressional District Scott Taylor is considering a run for his old seat.
In an email, Taylor stated that he is considering running for VA-2. He also shared the results of a poll that showed significant support for him in a Republican primary.Read More
Incumbent Elaine Luria (D-VA-02) retained her seat in a battle against Republican candidate Scott Taylor that was similar to 2018.
In the first hour after polls closed, Taylor started out with a 23 point lead in the 17 percent of votes reported. From there on out, Taylor’s lead dwindled. Two hours after polls closed, Taylor was up by 18 points with 36 percent of the votes reported. An hour later, Taylor dropped to lead Luria by 10 points with 48 percent of votes. By 1 in the morning, Luria made her first gain ahead of Taylor, leading by 3 points with 85 percent of the vote.Read More
Well over 200 people showed up on a rainy, gray Sunday to a Trump Rally supporting their Republican candidates: Scott Taylor for Congress and Daniel Gade for Senate. The rally took place inside the Military Aviation Museum in Virginia Beach.
Virginia Beach attorney Tim Anderson hosted the rally, with The Star editor-in-chief and Trump Virginia Delegation Chairman John Fredericks emceeing.Read More
As the 2020 election season comes to an end and Virginia’s congressional candidates are making their last pushes to secure a better chance at winning, millions of dollars have already been poured into races by political action committees (PAC) and other organizations looking to influence the elections one way or another.
Those types of campaign funds are known as independent expenditures, meaning money that is spent without the coordination of a campaign or candidate and often result in attack ads primarily seen on social media or TV.Read More
Friday morning on The John Fredericks Show, host John Fredricks welcomed Virginia House of Delegates candidate Scott Taylor to the show to discuss his debate with incumbent Elaine Luria and her pattern of dishonesty.Read More
Republican challenger Scott Taylor and incumbent Representative Elaine Luria (D-Virginia Beach) faced off Tuesday night in their first televised debate. The 2nd Congressional District race is currently a toss-up.
Political reporter Joe St. George served as the moderator. Questions featured were presented in three segments: from the moderator first, then viewers, and lastly from Taylor and Luria.
Wednesday morning on The John Fredericks Show, host Fredricks welcomed Virginia congressional candidate Scott Taylor to the show to discuss his campaign’s upcoming events and his invisible opponent Elaine Luria.Read More
Virginia proposed Constitutional Amendment #2 asks whether or not permanently and totally disabled veterans receiving 100 percent of disability income should be exempt from paying personal property taxes on their motor vehicle.
The decision to enact that change is squarely up to Virginians casting their ballots in the upcoming November general elections.Read More
Anti-Trump conservative political action committee Defending Democracy Together (DDT) has given over $2 million to the Biden campaign in Virginia, placing them second-highest on a list of outside spending in Virginia.
“They’re just another bunch of loser never-Republicans frozen out of the greatest movement in America,” said Trump Virginia Delegation Chairman John Fredericks. “They want their old Republican party back.”Read More
Thursday morning on The John Fredericks Show, host Fredericks welcomed Scott Taylor to the show to discuss how Virginia is in play and the binary choice exists between Biden and Trump.Read More
Welcome to the Saturday edition of our daily Virginia Trump campaign update! We will provide our readers with daily updates on the Trump Virginia campaign from today to November 3 (and after…if need be!).
It’s officially 45 days until the election on November 3 – and 10 days until President Trump and Joe Biden square off in the first presidential debate.Read More
Monday morning on The John Fredericks Show, host John Fredericks welcomed Republican Virginia House candidate Scott Taylor to the program to discuss what he saw on the campaign trail and the momentum for Trump.Read More
John Pence will be stumping across Virginia today and tomorrow for the Trump Victory campaign.
Pence, a senior advisor for the campaign and the nephew of Vice President Pence, will speak at three Trump Victory rallies. He will be joined by Tommy Hicks, co-chair of the Republican National Committee.Read More