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DEMOCRAT WEXTON JOINS SENATE

Richmond Times-Dispatch (Metered Paywall - 5 articles a month)

Democrat Jennifer T. Wexton was sworn in Friday as the new state senator for the 33rd District, the Loudoun County-based seat formerly held by Mark R. Herring, the state’s new attorney general.

VaNews January 25, 2014



VA. SENATE DEMOCRATIC LEADER: GOP TO NOMINATE ‘CARBON COPY’ OF CUCCINELLI IN 33RD

By TREVOR BARATKO, Loudoun Times

The Virginia Senate's Democratic leader, Dick Saslaw, said Wednesday that local Republicans will nominate a “carbon copy” of Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli for the upcoming 33rd Senate District special election. At a campaign event in Sterling for 33rd District Democratic candidate Jennifer Wexton, Saslaw said a candidate like 10th Congressional District Republican Party Chairman John Whitbeck gives Democrats a “bigger target to shoot at” compared with a more moderate Republican like longtime state delegate Joe May.

VaNews December 6, 2013



MAY BREAKS FROM GOP, WILL RUN AS INDEPENDENT

By CAITLIN GIBSON, Washington Post (Metered Paywall - 3 articles a month)

State Del. Joe T. May announced Tuesday that he will break from the Republican Party and run as an Independent candidate in the race to fill the potential vacancy of Virginia’s 33rd Senate district seat.

VaNews December 4, 2013



MAY TO SEEK GOP NOMINATION FOR SENATE SEAT

Leesburg Today

Del. Joe T. May will formally announce today his intention to continue representing Loudoun as a 33rd District Republican, albeit in the Virginia Senate rather than the House of Delegates.

VaNews December 3, 2013



WEXTON WINS DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY FOR 33RD DISTRICT SENATE SEAT

Loudoun Times

Leesburg Attorney Jennifer Wexton today won the Democratic firehouse primary for the 33rd District Virginia Senate seat. Just over 1,100 voters participated in today’s election, which took place at locations in Leesburg, Cascades and Herndon. Wexton got 729 votes and Herndon Town Council member Shelia Olem got 433 votes, according the results reported by the party.

VaNews November 25, 2013



DEMOCRATS TO HOLD FIREHOUSE PRIMARY FOR HERRING’S SENATE SEAT

By CAITLIN GIBSON, Washington Post (Metered Paywall - 3 articles a month)

Democrats will hold a “firehouse primary” Saturday to determine the Democratic nominee for the 33rd Virginia Senate district — the seat that would be vacated by state Sen. Mark R. Herring, who currently holds a lead of 164 votes over Republican Mark D. Obenshain in the race for Virginia attorney general.

VaNews November 19, 2013