I’m leaning towards Mike Signer for LG.

I went into this lieutenant governor’s nomination contest a supporter of Jody Wagner. But now I’m not so sure. Wagner hasn’t done anything to lose me, she’s run a fine campaign, and I like what she’s had to say. There’s really nothing I don’t like about her. Despite that, I’m impressed by Mike Signer and […]

Lt. Gov. candidate forum on Wednesday night.

Left of Center is holding a lieutenant governor candidates forum at Rapture, in Charlottesville, on Wednesday. Mike Signer will be there, with Jon Bowerbank and Jody Wagner’s campaigns sending representatives. Come on out from 7:00 PM—8:30 PM, hear what the campaigns have to say, learn how to get involved, and hoist a beer with some […]

Poll puts Deeds at top among 18-29 year olds.

Public Policy Polling has a new poll in the statewide primaries. (FWIW, don’t recognize this outfit’s name.) They’ve got Brian Moran at 22%, Terry McAuliffe at 18%, and Sen. Creigh Deeds at 15%, all in a 3.6% MoE. The interesting bits are that McAuliffe maintains a huge level of unfavorable ratings (29% to Moran’s 15% […]

Comparing Bowerbank and Wagner’s fundraising.

Lloyd Snook contrasts the campaign fundraising reports for two of the Democrats seeking the nomination for LG: Jon Bowerbank’s campaign has taken in $604,403.64. Of that, $195,259.31 came as loans from himself. He gave his own campaign $170,500 in cash. He claimed in-kind contributions of $117,663.10 for himself, and $38,000.00 from his LLC. All told, […]

Cranwell won’t run for LG.

Dickie Cranwell won’t seek the Democratic nomination for lieutenant governor after all, Michael Sluss writes in the Roanoke Times today. Jody Wagner and Jon Bowerbank are both already in the race. I haven’t understand what slice of the Democratic electorate that Cranwell was hoping to get—that is, what his path to victory would be. Maybe […]