Elections

Candidate vs Flood

Democratic congressional candidate and Rappahannock resident Leslie Cockburn sent us this photograph snapped of her Sunday in Laurel Mills, which the former journalist appropriately headlined “Candidate vs Flood next to the Fannon Farm.” […]

Elections

Filing deadline

A reminder that the filing deadline to become a candidate for the office of Mayor, Town Council, and Treasurer in the Town of Washington is Tuesday, June 12. Washington Mayor John Fox Sullivan announced earlier this month that he will not seek reelection to a third term. […]

Elections

Counting down to caucuses, Cockburn returns to fire hall

“My campaign started in this room,” Cockburn began, recalling the 2017 Virginia House of Delegates’ race that brought Democratic hopeful Tristan Shields to the Washington Fire Hall. A campaigner with a guitar, Tristan sang “Stand by Me,” and Cockburn did just that, deciding that night to run for Congress. […]

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Q&A on April 14 Democratic Caucus in Rappahannock

Instead of holding a primary to select the Democratic candidate for Congress, the Virginia 5th Democratic Congressional District — including Rappahannock County — has decided to hold a caucus-convention. In April, delegates will be elected at caucuses held in each of the 23 districts. […]

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Video: 5th Congressional District Democratic Candidates Forum, March 24, 2018

Unedited video from the Virginia 5th Congressional District Democratic Candidates Forum held Saturday, March 24, from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Little Washington Theatre, featuring congressional hopefuls Leslie Cockburn, Ben Cullop and Roger Dean Huffstetler — hosted by Rappahannock News and Businesses of Rappahannock. […]

Elections

Tom Garrett vs. who?

Garrett added, “I am humbled to accept the Republican Party’s nomination as their candidate for Virginia’s 5th Congressional District. I will continue to work for the 5th District in D.C. and am confident the voters of the 5th district will re-elect me this November.” […]