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Special Election Alert! (VA Senate 33)

Discussion in 'Legal' started by Bubbles, Dec 27, 2005.

  1. Bubbles

    Bubbles Senior Member

    Apr 26, 2004
    Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia
    Virginians in eastern Loudoun and western Fairfax - now's the chance to replace a RINO with a real conservative!

    From the Staton for Senate Campaign

    By now you may have heard the news about Senator Bill Mims (R-33) accepting the position of Chief Deputy Attorney General. While his departure will surely be a loss for us in Loudoun County, we are thankful that one of our own will be assuming such enormous responsibilities for all of Virginia.

    With the tough losses we experienced in Loudoun County in November, I cannot stress the importance of retaining control of this seat. We must ensure that we continue to be represented by someone who steadfastly upholds the values and principles of the Republican Party. That’s why I’m running to be the next Senator for the 33rd District.

    Since I announced my candidacy, I have been honored by the endorsements of many key leaders in the Republican Party, including:

    Senator Ken Cuccinelli

    Senator Steve Martin

    Senator Steve Newman

    Senator Mark Obenshain

    Senator Jay O’Brien

    Delegate Dick Black

    Delegate Mark Cole

    Delegate Jeff Frederick

    Delegate Tom Gear

    Delegate Scott Lingamfelter

    Delegate Bob Marshall

    Mychele Brickner, Fairfax School Brd, At-large member

    Mark Tate, former Vice Mayor of Middleburg

    Patricia Phillips*, Concerned Women for America

    Morton Blackwell, RPV Natl Committeeman

    Pat McSweeney, Former RPV Chairman

    Mark Mix*, National Right to Work

    Larry Pratt*, GOA

    Many other Republican leaders, including Loudoun Supervisors, School Board Members from Loudoun and Fairfax, and over 140 other supporters have endorsed my candidacy for Senate. I am pleased to welcome Kelly DeRouen onto my staff. Kelly has been invaluable in assembling a great team who are running our phone banks and helping us get out the vote. I am grateful to each and every person joining me in this effort.

    I have the experience to be an effective leader in Richmond. My education, career experience, and years of service to the party have prepared me to hit the ground running. My leadership on the Board of Supervisors has given me an intimate knowledge of the needs of our county and makes me the ideal advocate in Richmond.

    I’m a fiscal conservative with a record of opposing higher taxes. I fought against the sales tax referendum in 2002, and worked to achieve lower real property tax rates as a member of the Board of Supervisors. I am also a social conservative who steadfastly upholds pro-life, pro-family values.

    This election process will be extremely fast. An announcement that Senator Mims is resigning his seat is expected on Tuesday, December 27th. The governor could immediately call for a special election and force us to choose our Republican nominee as soon as next weekend, December 30th or 31st.

    I know the last thing anyone wants is to launch into another election in the middle of the Christmas holidays, but I am asking you to join me in proving to the Democrats that Republicans are still the best party to lead this district. I have the campaign experience, experience in office, the organization, and the funding in place to run this special election and I am ready to go. I’m asking for your support and for your vote.

    Christmas is upon us and gives us an opportunity to give thanks for the many blessings we have received throughout the year. I wish you a wonderful Christmas celebration with your friends and your family.

    Merry Christmas,

    Mick Staton
  2. zerosignal

    zerosignal New Member

    Sep 3, 2005
    Coos Bay, OR
    Good luck bro, be nice to have someone who truly cares about liberty in office. Even if it isn't in my state :)
  3. Bubbles

    Bubbles Senior Member

    Apr 26, 2004
    Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia
    Update: Mims will submit his official resignation on Jan 11, and it will become effective on Jan 14 (the day of the new AG's inauguration).

    Special election will most likely by Jan 24 or 31.

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