RPV Asks Northam to Explain Order Timeline

Richmond, VA – The Republican Party of Virginia asks that Governor Ralph Northam explain the reasoning behind arbitrarily setting the “stay at home” order to expire on June 10, 2020. For background, the United States Senate primary (essentially an exclusively GOP event this year) is on June 9, 2020, and the deadline for nominating all federal candidates is also June 9. “In these …

Democrats Put Party First

Richmond, VA – While families, workers, and businesses across the country are in dire need of aid, Democrats continue to block bipartisan legislation to help provide relief, demanding the addition of coastal elite ideals and pipe dreams that have nothing to do with helping Americans. The obstruction and partisanship by Mark Warner, Tim Kaine, Elaine Luria, Bobby Scott, Don McEachin, Abigail Spanberger, …

Virginia Democrats Hope for Coronavirus Chaos

Richmond, VA – In a shockingly disgusting, purely partisan move, Democrats Mark Warner and Tim Kaine joined Chuck Shumer and Nancy Pelosi in blocking critical Coronavirus relief legislation for American families. The Democrats in Virginia’s federal delegation have officially pinned their re-election hopes on a tanking economy in the last year of President Trump’s first term. Is commissioning a study on climate change relevant …

RPV Postpones 2020 Convention in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

Richmond, VA – Today, the Republican Party of Virginia announced that it would postpone its 2020 Quadrennial State Convention to a later date. The RPV’s top priority is the health and well-being of Virginia’s citizens, and with that in mind, its convention will be moved to a later date. That date will be determined as the COVID-19 situation progresses. The RPV’s …

3/18/20 Covid-19 Party Memo

Dear Virginia Republicans, As we all know, the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact our daily lives in ever-changing ways. With each update, we are all called to adjust our plans, or to make new decisions.  As our lives are upended, we are very fortunate to have President Donald Trump and his Administration leading us through these uncertain times. Seldom in …

March 28 SCC Meeting Cancelled

Dear State Central Committee Member, In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, President Trump and the CDC recommend that no gatherings of 10 or more people be held.  Governor Northam today announced that he was banning such gatherings. Shortly thereafter, the Richmond Convention Center advised us that the space for our meeting on March 28th is no longer available. In order …

3/15/20 Covid-19 Party Memo

Today, Gov. Northam announced a prohibition on special event gatherings of 100 or more people, and reiterated the need to maintain social distancing.  In particular, the Governor highlighted an outbreak on the Peninsula where local governments have requested that gatherings of 50 or more not take place.   I have consulted with RPV’s General Counsel, and based on that, RPV recommends …

Daniel Gade Passes RPV “Pre-Check” for U.S. Senate Primary

Richmond, VA – Today, the Republican Party of Virginia announced that Republican U.S. Senate candidate Daniel Gade has passed its “pre-check” of the campaign’s petition signatures. The RPV reviewed the signatures on the petitions submitted, and the Gade 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 …

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 …