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Far Southwest Virginia delegation returning to Richmond

By ROBERT SORRELL, Bristol Herald Courier (Metered Paywall - 15 articles a month)

Three incumbent House of Delegates members from far Southwest Virginia held off challengers and will return to Richmond next session following Tuesday’s general election.

VaNews November 9, 2017


Three delegates facing challenges in Southwest Virginia

By ROBERT SORRELL, Bristol Herald Courier (Metered Paywall - 15 articles a month)

Three seats in the House of Delegates are up for grabs on Tuesday in far Southwest Virginia. In the 1st District, incumbent Terry Kilgore, R-Gate City, faces Democrat Alicia Kallen of Pound. Both candidates have extensively toured Lee County, Norton, Scott County and Wise County and purchased advertising in recent weeks.

VaNews November 4, 2017


Morefield gets third district Republican nomination

By JIM TALBERT, Richlands News-Press

Will Morefield will be seeking a fifth term in November. The four term Republican delegate bested challenger Robert Altizer 393-162 in the third district mass meeting at Richlands High School April 29. After the votes were counted Altizer took to the podium, pledged to support Morefield and asked that the incumbent be nominated by acclimation.

VaNews May 1, 2017


Battle looming for third district Republican nomination

By JIM TALBERT, Bland County Messenger

Incumbent Will Morefield faces a challenge for the Republican nomination for Third District House of Delegates. Morefield announced March 18 that he is seeking a fifth term representing Tazewell, Buchanan and Bland Counties and a small portion of Russell County. Third District Chairman Marcy Hernick said Robert “Bob’ Altizer, an attorney from Tazewell had also filed for the nomination by the filing deadline of March 27 at five p.m. She said the Republicans will gather in Tazewell April 29 for a mass meeting to choose between the two men for the nomination.

VaNews March 31, 2017