On January 13, Democrat Charniele L. Herring and Republican Joe R. Murray will square off in a special election on January 13. The election is being held to replace Brian Moran, who resigned on December 12 from the Virginia House of Delegates 46th District.
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Hampton Roads Mayors Back Moran To Be Chief Executive: Five Endorsing Democratic Mayors Collectively Represent 1.1 Million Virginians; Cite Moran’s Understanding Of region, Economic Development And Transportation[From: Choice 2009]
The mayors of Newport News, Hampton, Norfolk, Portsmouth and Virginia Beach jointly endorsed Brian Moran for Governor. The mayors cited Moran’s understanding of the Hampton Roads region, his commitment to improving the region’s struggling economy, and his plans to invest in transportation and education. The chief executives endorsing today represent 1.1 million Virginians in the Hampton Roads region. Norfolk Mayor Paul Fraim hosted the event at Nauticus.
Alexandria’s political Parties have caucused their candidates for the 46th House of Delegates seat. Charniele Herring is the Democratic nominee and Joe Murray, the Republican nominee. The special election will be held on Jan. 13.
Alexandria City Councilman Ludwig Gaines has decided not to seek a third term.
Alexandrian Brian Moran, Virginia’s Democratic House Caucus Chairman who represents the 46th District, has resigned. He will devote the next several months to his campaign for governor. There will be a special election on Jan. 13 to fill the vacancy.
Today L. F. Payne, the former Congressman from Virginia’s 5th district and chairman of Mark Warner’s successful gubernatorial campaign, announced his endorsement of Delegate Brian Moran for Governor in 2009. L. F. Payne was joined by his wife, Susan, a prominent small business owner in Charlottesville, in making today’s endorsement. Payne cited Moran’s proven record of leadership in Virginia, his commitment to economic competitiveness, and record of results in partnership with Governors Mark Warner and Tim Kaine.
Brian Moran Lays Out Vision On Agriculture: Leadership Needed To Protect Farms And Grow Agricultural Economy[From: Choice 2009]
House Democratic Caucus Chairman Brian Moran, a candidate for Governor, outlined his approach to agricultural policy in a speech today at the Virginia Farm Bureau’s annual convention. Moran highlighted his commitment to local agricultural production, agriculture research, global marketing of Virginia farm products, and energy-generating crops.
There are currently eight candidates for six Council seats. The Alexandria Democratic Committee voted, last night, to select its six candidates in a caucus instead of a primary.
On Nov. 20, Brian Moran’s campaign for Governor announced the endorsement of a majority of the party leaders who sit on the Virginia Democratic Party’s Steering Committee. The Steering Committee is the party’s policy-making and governing body. The previous week, Delegate Moran received the support of the overwhelming majority of local elected Democrats in Loudoun County.
Alexandria’s former mayor, Kerry Donley, will run for City Council in May, not for Brian Moran’s seat in the General Assembly as he had previously announced.
“I’ve given it a lot of thought and have decided that, in these difficult economic times, I can be of more service to Alexandria as a member of the City Council than as a member of the House of Delegates,” Donley said. “I have been through economic hard times as a member of Council and believe that my experience can help with the many critical issues facing the city.