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Henrico board punts on ‘sanctuary’ status, adopts resolution supporting constitutions

By TOM LAPPAS, Henrico Citizen

Dozens of Second Amendment supporters urged Henrico’s Board of Supervisors last night to make Henrico a so-called Second Amendment sanctuary locality, but supervisors instead passed a resolution indicating simply that they would uphold the state and United States constitutions. The 3-2 vote was split along party lines, with all three Republicans – including Tuckahoe Supervisor Pat O’Bannon, who introduced it – voting in favor of it and the board’s two Democrats voting against it.

VaNews December 12, 2019


All five incumbent Henrico County supervisors win re-election

By C. SUAREZ ROJAS, Richmond Times-Dispatch (Metered Paywall - 7 articles a month)

Henrico County voters re-elected all five incumbents to the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, frustrating local Democrats’ efforts to take back political control.

VaNews November 6, 2019


Democrats choose Del. Debra Rodman to take on Sen. Siobhan Dunnavant

By STAFF REPORT, Richmond Times-Dispatch (Metered Paywall - 7 articles a month)

Del. Debra Rodman captured a Democratic primary Tuesday for the right to take on Sen. Siobhan Dunnavant, R-Henrico, in November. Rodman topped Veena Lothe, a lawyer who specializes in civil rights and immigration.

VaNews June 12, 2019


In Senate bid, Del. Debra Rodman loses close confidantes

By PATRICK WILSON, Richmond Times-Dispatch (Metered Paywall - 7 articles a month)

Del. Debra Rodman, D-Henrico, upset a 17-year Republican incumbent in 2017 as a concerned citizen running for office. Del. John O’Bannon, the Republican she toppled, outspent her and she didn’t get much backing from the Democratic Party in her 894-vote win. Rodman’s win was part of a wave election that flipped 15 GOP-held seats in the House of Delegates,

VaNews June 7, 2019


Former Henrico Dems chair Marques Jones leaves primary for state Senate

By PATRICK WILSON, Richmond Times-Dispatch (Metered Paywall - 7 articles a month)

One of the three candidates seeking the Democratic nomination to challenge Sen. Siobhan Dunnavant, R-Henrico, has dropped out of the June primary race. Marques Jones sent an email to supporters on Sunday saying he was leaving the three-way primary for the Democratic nomination in state Senate District 12, which includes parts of Henrico and Hanover counties.

VaNews March 19, 2019


Del. Debra Rodman joins Democratic primary for Dunnavant's state Senate seat

By PATRICK WILSON, Richmond Times-Dispatch (Metered Paywall - 7 articles a month)

Del. Debra Rodman, D-Henrico, announced Monday that she’ll join a Democratic primary for the chance to challenge Sen. Siobhan Dunnavant, R-Henrico.

VaNews March 12, 2019


Henrico Democratic chairman to step down to focus on campaign for state Senate

By MICHAEL O’CONNOR, Richmond Times-Dispatch (Metered Paywall - 7 articles a month)

Henrico County Democrats will need to pick a new leader to help them navigate the political waters heading into a competitive special election that will decide whether the Board of Supervisors tilts to the left or right. On Monday night, Marques Jones announced his plans to step down as the chairman of the Henrico Democratic Committee, the organization that helps Democrats get elected and recruits candidates at the county level.

VaNews July 17, 2018