Dels. Kathy Byron and Terry Austin were re-elected Tuesday without formal opposition, while Dels. Ben Cline and Richard “Dickie” Bell easily won another two years in Richmond.
Companies that offer high-interest loans are fighting back against efforts to reform their industry, and part of that effort involves writing checks to political campaigns.
The first quarter campaign finance reports for the Lynchburg area’s two contested House of Delegates seats show sleepy races with incumbents comfortably topping off existing war chests.
While Del. Scott Garrett, R-Lynchburg, and Del. Kathy Byron, R-Bedford County, each took in $7,000 in cash, their challengers showed slow starts with a long way to go before the Nov. 7 general election.