Stewart Campaign Clears RPV Petition Pre-Check

— Candidate is second gubernatorial campaign to submit, verify petition signatures — The Republican Party of Virginia is pleased to announce that Prince William County Board of Supervisors Chairman Corey Stewart is the second Republican candidate for Governor to submit signatures for “pre-check” review by the RPV and for submission to the State Board of Elections. RPV reviewed the signatures …

RPV Statement on Tim Kaine Meeting with Judge Gorsuch

Statement of RPV Chairman John Whitbeck: “Now that both of Virginia’s U.S. Senators have met with Judge Neil Gorsuch, it’s time for Mark Warner and Tim Kaine to say whether or not they’ll continue to participate in Democrat obstructionism and filibuster the President’s nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court.” “We understand that both Tim Kaine and Mark Warner are under …

Whitbeck: President Trump Lays Out a Bold Agenda for Americans

— Mark Warner and Tim Kaine should work with, not against, the President — Statement of RPV Chairman John Whitbeck: “Tonight, President Donald J. Trump outlined an optimistic and bold vision for our country that crosses party lines. President Trump has been fulling the promises he made to the American people at a record-setting pace, including bringing back American jobs …

Reeves Campaign Clears RPV Petition Pre-Check

The Republican Party of Virginia is pleased to announce that Bryce Reeves is the first Republican candidate for Lt. Governor to submit signatures for “pre-check” review by the RPV and for submission to the State Board of Elections. RPV reviewed the signatures on the petitions submitted and the Reeves Campaign passed the pre-check process with significantly more signatures than required …

Shifting With the Breeze: Ralph Northam’s Values

Statement of RPV Chairman John Whitbeck: “This weekend’s New York Times story shines a light on to just who Ralph Northam is, and the picture it reveals isn’t flattering at all.” “Before he ran for office, Northam voted for President George W. Bush twice. Now, in an effort to reach out the far-left base of the Democrat party, Northam has …

Whitbeck: Veto of SB 1105 is Inexplicable

Statement of RPV Chairman John Whitbeck: “The premise of Senate Bill 1105 is simple: if a Virginia locality has more registered voters than than the University of Virginia’s Weldon Cooper Center finds it has voting age-residents, the local registrar should investigate and find out what the problem is.” “Governor McAuliffe’s veto of this common-sense bill is not only misguided – …

Gillespie Campaign Clears RPV Petition Pre-Check

The Republican Party of Virginia is pleased to announce that Ed Gillespie is the first Republican candidate for Governor to submit signatures for “pre-check” review by the RPV and for submission to the State Board of Elections. RPV reviewed the signatures on the petitions submitted and the Gillespie Campaign passed the pre-check process with significantly more signatures than required to …

Whitbeck: Speaker Howell Created the Modern Speaker’s Office

RPV Chairman John Whitbeck issued the following statement: “It’s easy to forget that Speaker Howell is only the second Republican Speaker the Commonwealth has ever known. His leadership has created the model for those who will hold the gavel after him. Mr. Speaker ensured that the people’s business was done in a timely, efficient fashion, and with a sense of …

Whitbeck: Perriello Statement Shows Just How Unhinged Democrats Have Become

RPV Chairman John Whitbeck issued the following statement: “To say this is an offensive statement doesn’t do it justice. Virginia came under attack on 9/11, and many Virginians lost their lives. Countless more lives were disrupted as mothers, fathers, sons, and daughters never returned home. If Tom Perriello truly thinks that a Presidential election that didn’t go his way is …