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VaNews for 2017 House of Delegates - District 9 - Regular General


Poindexter cruises to state House win in 9th District

By CASEY FABRIS, Roanoke Times (Metered Paywall - 5 articles a month)

Del. Charles Poindexter will continue to represent voters in the 9th District after easily defeating a Democratic challenger Tuesday. Political newcomer Stephanie Cook, 30, sought to unseat Poindexter, R-Franklin County.

VaNews November 8, 2017


State and local races take center stage in Tuesday's election

By MICKEY POWELL, Martinsville Bulletin (Metered Paywall - 5 articles a month)

Both state and local races will be decided in Tuesday’s general election. All voters in Martinsville, Henry County and Patrick County will join their counterparts statewide in electing a governor, lieutenant governor and state attorney general. The area’s three House of Delegates seats also are up for grabs, but only one incumbent is being challenged.

VaNews November 5, 2017


Franklin, Henry and Patrick voters get a contested House race for first time in six years

By FRANKLIN, HENRY AND PATRICK VOTERS GET A CONTESTED HOUSE RACE FOR FIRST TIME IN SIX YEARS, Roanoke Times (Metered Paywall - 5 articles a month)

For the first time since 2011, voters in the 9th District will see two names on the ballot Nov. 7 for their House of Delegates seat. Del. Charles Poindexter, R-Franklin, first elected in 2007, is challenged by Democrat and political newcomer Stephanie Cook

VaNews November 1, 2017


HD 9 Candidates debate issues at SML forum

By JASON DUNOVANT , Franklin News-Post

Del. Charles Poindexter and his challenger in Virginia’s 9th District race, Stephanie Cook, faced off at a candidate forum Wednesday evening, sharing their views on health care, sanctuary cities and the proposed Mountain Valley Pipeline.

VaNews October 14, 2017


Independent opposing Del. Charles Poindexter fails to qualify for ballot

By CARMEN FORMAN, Roanoke Times (Metered Paywall - 5 articles a month)

An independent candidate that planned to oppose Del. Charles Poindexter for the 9th District House of Delegates seat failed to qualify for the November ballot. Justin Washer of Bassett, who entered the race as a Republican and, failing to secure the party nomination, ran as an independent, exited the race last month.

VaNews July 11, 2017


Poindexter won't face primary opponent, challenger to run as independent

By CARMEN FORMAN, Roanoke Times (Metered Paywall - 5 articles a month)

A former primary opponent to Del. Charles Poindexter will run as independent because his petitions were declined by the Republican Party. Justin Washer, from Bassett, did not collect the required number of signatures to make it on the June 13 primary ballot to oppose Poindexter, R-Franklin.

VaNews April 10, 2017