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HAMPTON COUNCIL INCUMBENTS KEEP THEIR SEATS

By RYAN MURPHY, Daily Press (Metered Paywall - 5 articles a month)

Three Hampton City Council incumbents will retain their seats for the next four years after solid performances in Tuesday's council election. Former Hampton Commonwealth's Attorney Linda Curtis, former Hampton budget director Chris Snead and automotive manager Billy Hobbs all handily won reelection to the council on Tuesday.

VaNews May 4, 2016



HAMPTON MAYOR, COUNCIL CANDIDATE FUNDRAISING DOWN THIS YEAR

By RYAN MURPHY, Daily Press (Metered Paywall - 5 articles a month)

Local campaign fundraising is down for Hampton mayoral and City Council candidates this year compared to recent elections, but thousands of dollars are still churning through many local campaigns. Mayor George Wallace, running for re-election, has more than double the cash on hand as his challenger, council member Donnie Tuck, according to the Virginia Public Access Project, which tracks campaign financing in Virginia.

VaNews May 2, 2016



MAYORAL, COUNCIL CANDIDATES TACKLE CRIME AT OLDE WYTHE FORUM

By RYAN MURPHY, Daily Press (Metered Paywall - 5 articles a month)

oncerns about crime were front and center for Hampton City Council hopefuls at the Olde Wythe Neighborhood Association candidate forum on Tuesday night at Armstrong Elementary School. Candidates' answers to questions about rising crime rates fell into two overarching categories: community involvement and funding police.

VaNews May 2, 2016



HAMPTON CANDIDATE WHO LIED ABOUT PURPLE HEART DROPS OUT, RE-ENTERS, DROPS OUT

By RYAN MURPHY , Daily Press (Metered Paywall - 5 articles a month)

Hampton City Council candidate Jim Nieder changed his position for the third time this week on whether he’ll seek a council seat, saying Friday that he would not take the seat if elected after telling a local television station that he was re-entering the race. Nieder initially dropped out of the council race on Wednesday, after the Daily Press learned that he’d fabricated a story about earning a Purple Heart

VaNews May 2, 2016