Thomas Speciale Passes RPV “Pre-Check” for U.S. Senate Primary

Richmond, VA – Today, the Republican Party of Virginia announced that Republican U.S. Senate candidate Thomas Speciale has passed its “pre-check” of the campaign’s petition signatures. The RPV reviewed the signatures on the petitions submitted, and the Speciale campaign passed the pre-check process with the required signatures to meet the 10,000 statewide and 400 per Congressional District demands of Virginia law. The Virginia Department of …

DEMS IN DISARRAY

Richmond, VA – In case you missed it, the Democratic Party of Virginia has turned into a full-on tire fire, and it’s a real shame. It all started with Democrat mega-donor Michael Bills pulling his (Clean Virginia’s) sponsorship of the Blue Commonwealth Gala over concerns with the DPVA honoring Justin Fairfax as one of their keynote speakers. Losing the dynamic duo of Bills/Clean …

RPV Statement on Defeat of Assault Weapons Ban

Richmond, VA – Today, the Virginia State Senate voted to “carry over” an anti-Second Amendment bill designed to strip thousands of Virginians of their rights, also known as HB 961. While Democrats are undoubtedly disappointed that Virginia stood up for itself, this bill is dead until next session. “This is what happens when you organize and take action,” said RPV Chairman Jack Wilson. “To …

Democrats Vote to Prevent Equal Representation

Richmond, VA – House Democrats voted today to put big states like New York and California in charge of who gets Virginia’s 13 Electoral Votes, passing legislation to ratify the National Popular Vote interstate compact. Should Virginia voters choose a candidate of one party, but the candidate of another party wins the most votes nationally, Virginia’s 13 electors would be required to vote …

Republican Party of Virginia Announces New Location, Slogan for 2020 Convention

Richmond, VA – Today, the Republican Party of Virginia announced that it is officially changing the location of its Quadrennial State Convention to the Greater Richmond Convention Center. The Convention Center is best equipped with the facilities, ease of access for the President and/or his surrogates and attendees, and proximity to the Capitol necessary for a successful event. National change …

RPV Statement on ‘Assault Weapons Ban’

Richmond, VA – House Democrats took another step to make hundreds of thousands of law-abiding Virginians felons today by passing authoritarian legislation to strip the Commonwealth of its Second Amendment right. “The Democrats want a vulnerable and subservient citizenry,” said RPV Chairman Jack Wilson. “Most of these General Assembly Democrats can’t tell the difference between an ‘assault weapon’ and a …

Democrats Move to Create More Felons in Virginia

Richmond, VA – Today, Democrats in the General Assembly rammed through a cluster of anti-Second Amendment, gun-grabbing bills at the expense of hundreds of thousands of peaceful, law-abiding Virginians. In the process, Democrats created a slew of new felons of their constituents, backtracking on their campaign promises of grand criminal justice reform. “Every day, Virginia Democrats go back on their campaign …

USMCA Signed Into Law

Richmond, VA – Today, President Trump got a big win and signed the historic USMCA into law. Some quick facts: Today, President Trump signed the historic United States – Mexico – Canada Trade Agreement into law. The USMCA is a big win for President Trump and American workers. This is a big improvement over the outdated NAFTA. The USMCA will spur …

Northam Announces ‘Weapons’ Ban

Richmond, VA – Governor Ralph Northam declared a temporary state of emergency today to ban all weapons (read: the right to keep and bear arms) from Capitol Square on Monday, January 20th. Northam’s directive stems from Virginia’s reaction to proposed gun-grabbing legislation and subsequent rally that will take place on Monday. Tens of thousands of law-abiding citizens will journey to …