Updates from vpap.org
April 15 is the deadline for all statewide and House candidates to disclose their campaign finances for the first three months of the year.
The deadline is 5 p.m. VPAP should have information posted on its site shortly thereafter.
Candidates must report the name, address, employer and occupation of any donor who gives more than $100 during the election cycle. They also are required to itemized all expenses, regardless of amount.
April 15 is also the first-quarter filing deadline for non-candidate political committees.
VPAP has added two new candidates running for the House of Delegates:
- Jonathan McGrady (Democrat) has joined the race to succeed retiring Del. Anne Crockett-Stark in House District 6, which encompasses Caroll and Wythe counties, as well as portions of Smyth County. Three Republican candidates -- Jeff Campbell, Ted Reavis, and Jack Weaver -- are also seeking the seat. The GOP will select its nominee in a June 11 primary.
- Patrice Winter (Republican) is challenging Democratic incumbent David Bulova in House District 37, which encompasses Fairfax City and part of Fairfax County. Bulova has held the seat since 2006.
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Note: An earlier version of this post stated that Democrat Barbara Chrisley was running in House District 7. That was an incorrect reading of a list of candidates who newly registered as electronic filers with the State Board of Elections. Chrisley is not running this year, but registered to e-file reports from a previous campaign.
The Virginia Public Access Project will hold its annual event at the Downtown Richmond Marriott on Thursday, May 30. A reception will begin at 11:30, followed by a luncheon at noon.
The program will feature a joint appearance of gubernatorial candidates Republican Ken Cuccinelli and Democrat Terry McAuliffe. The two men will take turns speaking.
Individual tickets are $300. All proceeds benefit the nonprofit Virginia Public Access Project, a nonpartisan group dedicated to transparency in Virginia politics.The deadline to RSVP is May 24.
- $10,000 Level, "Top Sponsor" -- Table of eight, signage at the event, full-color logo in event program
- $6,000 Level, "Event Sponsor" -- Table of eight, signage at the event, logo in event program
- $3,000 Level, "Table Sponsor" -- Table of eight, table sponsor recognition in event program
- $1,200 Level -- Four tickets to event, recognition in event program
- $600 Level: Two tickets
- $300 Level: Single ticket
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Bill Description HB1337 Polling place procedures; voter identification to be current, valid, and contain photograph. HB1372 Unemployment compensation; disqualification from benefits due to loss of license or certification. HB1385 Labor organization representation; right to vote by secret ballot. HB1617 Student organizations; religious or political organizations may determine core functions, etc. HB1642 Rights of parents; fundamental right to make decisions concerning care, etc., of their children. HB1652 Electronic filing in civil proceedings; certain circuit court clerks may charge an additional fee. HB1750 Students residing on military or naval reservation; participation in interscholastic programs, etc. HB1752 Personal representatives; access to digital accounts. HB1907 Handheld personal communications devices; primary offense for texting while driving, mandatory fine. HB1931 Employee's personal information; employer not required to release, communicate, etc., to 3rd party. HB1933 Lyme disease; written information to patient when ordering laboratory test for presence of disease. HB1996 Nonprofit organizations; tax credits for donations to those assisting low-income families, etc. HB1999 Individual school performance; Board of Education shall approve student growth indicators, report. HB2091 Magistrates; supervision by Executive Secretary of the Supreme Court of Virginia. HB2151 Public schools; evaluation policies and grievance procedures. HB2152 Transportation district commissions; membership. HB2273 Enterprise Zone Grant Program; redesignation of certain joint enterprise zones. HB2313 Revenues and appropriations of State; changes to revenues collected and distribution, report. HB2326 Regional strategic plans; preparation and adoption by planning district commission. HB2331 Election laws; enforcement and prosecution of violation by Attorney General. HB2338 Criminal conviction; appeals to Court of Appeals, etc.,based on erroneously admitted evidence. SB690 Presidential elections and primaries; petition requirements. SB772 Virginia Real Estate Time-Share Act; developer control in time-share estate program, etc. SB841 Uniform Statewide Building Code; establishment of occupancy standards for residential dwelling unit. SB908 Rights of parents; fundamental right to make decisions concerning upbringing, etc., of their child. SB921 Health insurance reform; revises State's laws. SB956 Investor-owned electric utilities; declining block rate for residential customers. SB1008 Voter registration; registration activities by third parties. SB1074 Student organizations; religious or political organizations may determine core functions, etc. SB1077 Registered voters; citizenship, SAVE Program. SB1100 General registrar; removes requirement that office be open on second Saturday before May election. SB1108 Potomac River Compact; changes penalty for illegal fishing in Potomac River jurisdiction of court. SB1191 Students residing on military or naval reservation; participation in interscholastic programs, etc. SB1207 Individual school performance; Board of Education shall approve student growth indicators, report. SB1227 Nonprofit organizations; tax credits for donations to those assisting low-income families, etc. SB1241 Tax code, state; advances conformity with Internal Revenue Code. SB1256 Voter identification requirements; photo ID required at polls, application for absentee ballot. SB1317 Real property; DGS authorized to convey property to Mennel Milling Company in Roanoke County. SB1324 Opportunity Educational Institution; established, report. SB1350 Small Business and Supplier Diversity, Department of; created, report.
VPAP has posted two new candidates running for House seats:
- Joshua Ball (Constitution Party) has joined the race to succeed retiring Del. Lacey Putney in House District 19, which encompasses Allegheny County, Bedford City, and Covington, as well as parts of Bedford and Botetourt counties. Five Republican candidates -- Terry Austin, Jim Crosby, Jerry Johnson, Zach Martin, and Jim McKelvey -- are also seeking the seat. The GOP will select its nominee in a firehouse primary on May 7.
- Keegan Sturdivant (Libertarian) is challenging Republican incumbent Greg Habeeb in House District 8, which encompasses Craig County, Salem, and portions of Montgomery and Roanoke counties.
VPAP has posted five new candidates running for House seats:
- Rick James (Democrat) is challenging Democratic incumbent Algie Howell in House District 90, which encompasses parts of Norfolk and Virginia Beach. James previously challenged Howell -- who has held this seat for 9 years -- in 2011.
- Mark Prince (Republican) is challenging Republican incumbent Todd Gilbert in House District 15, which encompasses Page and Shenandoah counties, and portions of Rockingham and Warren counties. Gilbert has held this seat since 2006.
- Ted Reavis and Jack Weaver join Jeff Campbell in seeking the Republican nomination in House District 6, which encompasses Carroll and Wythe counties, and parts of Smyth County. The seat is currently held by retiring Republican Del. Anne Crockett-Stark.
- Evandra Thompson (Democrat) is challenging Democratic incumbent Rosalyn Dance in House District 63, which encompasses Petersburg, part of Hopewell, and portions of Chesterfield, Dinwiddie, and Prince George counties. Dance has held the seat 2005.