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Dunnavant, tops Janis, Haley, Whitlock for GOP nod in 12th District

By JIM NOLAN, Richmond Times-Dispatch (Metered Paywall - 7 articles a month)

With a hefty war chest, aggressive media campaign and the backing of her political siblings and the retiring incumbent, Dr. Siobhan Dunnavant of Henrico County won a closely contested and often contentious four-way primary to secure the Republican nomination in the 12th Senate District.

VaNews June 10, 2015

4 seeking Republican nomination for 12th District Senate seat

By STAFF REPORT, Henrico Citizen

Siobhan Dunnavant, Vince Haley, Bill Janis and Ed Whitlock are competing for the Republican nomination to run for the 12th District Virginia Senate seat in the Nov. 3 general election. Each responded to the Citizen's candidate questionnaire, and their answers appear below.

VaNews June 9, 2015

Four seek GOP nod for Stosch's Senate seat

By JIM NOLAN, Richmond Times-Dispatch (Metered Paywall - 7 articles a month)

The most competitive legislative primary in the region might be in the 12th Virginia Senate District, where four Republicans with distinct footholds in party politics are vying to fill the suburban Richmond seat occupied by retiring moderate Walter A. Stosch, R-Henrico.

VaNews June 1, 2015

Stosch endorses Dunnavant as his successor

Richmond Times-Dispatch (Metered Paywall - 7 articles a month)

Retiring Sen. Walter A. Stosch, R-Henrico today endorsed Dr. Siobhan Dunnavant as his successor in the June 9 GOP primary. Stosch, co-chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, is retiring in January after 33 years in the General Assembly. “I know Siobhan Dunnavant well and admire her abilities and willingness to sacrifice her personal life for us and our families by serving in the Virginia Senate," Stosch said in a statement.

VaNews May 27, 2015

OB-GYN wants to be the fourth Stolle in public office

By PATRICK WILSON, Virginian-Pilot (Metered Paywall - 2 articles a month)

The commonwealth has three elected Stolles - and Siobhan Dunnavant would like to make it four. Dunnavant is an obstetrician/gynecologist and the sister of Virginia Beach Sheriff Ken Stolle, Del. Chris Stolle (also a physician) and Beach prosecutor Colin Stolle.

VaNews May 18, 2015

Area Senate candidates off to brisk start in fundraising

By ANDREW CAIN, Richmond Times-Dispatch (Metered Paywall - 7 articles a month)

Several candidates seeking to succeed local veterans in the Virginia Senate are off to a brisk start in their first-quarter fundraising, according to the Virginia Public Access Project. In Senate District 10, Daniel A. Gecker, one of three candidates seeking the Democratic nomination to run for the seat of retiring Sen. John Watkins, R-Powhatan, reported $230,250 in contributions between Jan. 1 and March 31.

VaNews April 16, 2015

Henrico doctor with political ties enters 12th District Senate race for GOP nomination

By JIM NOLAN, Richmond Times-Dispatch (Metered Paywall - 7 articles a month)

Henrico County Dr. Siobhan Dunnavant is throwing her stethoscope into the already crowded ring of Republican primary candidates vying to fill the 12th District Virginia Senate seat being vacated by retiring Sen. Walter A. Stosch. But Dunnavant — an obstetrician/gynecologist and West End mother of four who also runs a small health care business with her husband — is not a newborn in the Republican political nursery.

VaNews March 12, 2015

Hanover Supervisor Wayne Hazzard withdraws from Virginia Senate race

By LAURA KEBEDE, Richmond Times-Dispatch (Metered Paywall - 7 articles a month)

Nearly three weeks after announcing his bid for a seat in the state Senate, Hanover County Supervisor Wayne T. Hazzard has withdrawn as a candidate for the Republican nomination. In a letter to constituents, Hazzard said he would instead seek a second term as supervisor in Hanover’s South Anna District. He was elected chairman of the Board of Supervisors on Jan. 14.

VaNews February 13, 2015

Hazzard announces Senate bid

Mechanicsville Local

Wayne Hazzard, South Anna District representative and chair of the Hanover County Board of Supervisors, said the best solutions to problems lay at their root, and that is his motivation for announcing his candidacy for the 12th District Virginia Senate seat. When Sen. Walter Stosch announced he would not seek re-election, Hazzard said he saw an opportunity to make a difference at the level where many local mandates originate: the Virginia General Assembly.

VaNews January 28, 2015

Gingrich ally Haley seeks Stosch's Senate seat

By JIM NOLAN, Richmond Times-Dispatch (Metered Paywall - 7 articles a month)

The onetime campaign manager for former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich’s 2012 presidential bid has joined the race to succeed retiring Sen. Walter A. Stosch, R-Henrico. Conservative lawyer and Gingrich ally Vince Haley formally kicked off his campaign Monday, saying voters need “a new generation of conservative leaders to represent them in Richmond.”

VaNews January 22, 2015