Wilt, Robinson Win Special Elections; Caucus Back to Full Strength

In today’s special elections, Tony Wilt and Roxann Robinson were elected to fill the two vacancies in the House of Delegates, returning the Caucus to 61 members. The State Board of Elections has the unofficial returns at its website: HD 26: Wilt Defeats Degner HD 27: Robinson Defeats Brown Delegate-elect Wilt will represent the 26th …

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Hugo Elected Caucus Chair

Richmond, VA (April 21, 2010)–Today, the Virginia House Republican Caucus voted unanimously to elect Delegate Timothy D. Hugo (R-Fairfax) to serve as the Republican Caucus Chairman. The position, previously held by former Delegate Sam Nixon, was left vacant when Nixon resigned to become Chief Information Officer of the Virginia Information Technology Agency (VITA). “As recognized …

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Governor Calls June 15 Special Elections

Gov. McDonnell issued writs ordering special elections on June 15 in House District 26 (Harrisonburg and Rockingham County) and House District 27 (Chesterfield) to fill the vacancies created by the resignation of Delegates Sam Nixon and Matt Lohr. Nixon resigned to become the Commonwealth’s Chief Information Officer, leading the Virginia Information Technologies Agency (VITA). Lohr …

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Governor Signs GOP Delegates Jobs Bills

Governor McDonnell traveled to the Center for Innovative Technology in Herndon today to sign key job creation and economic development bills, many of which were carried by Caucus members: Del. Sam Nixon’s HB 523, which provides capital gains tax relief for investments in science and biotech startups. Del. Jim LeMunyon’s HB 792, which makes relocating …

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Nixon to lead VITA as Commonwealth’s new Chief Information Officer

Gov. Bob McDonnell named Del. Sam Nixon (R-Chesterfield) to be the Commonwealth’s new Chief Information Officer, leading the Virginia Information Technology Agency (VITA), effective April 5. In making the appointment, McDonnell said, “Sam and I served together for twelve years in the House of Delegates. During that time I came to greatly admire and respect …

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