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Important Voting Information

October 14th, 2011

Our friends and supporters have been ringing us up over the last few days about absentee voting and important dates in the upcoming election. The most critical date in the next two weeks is October 17th, which is the last day to register to vote in this election. If you have not registered to vote yet and need assistance, please contact our campaign at (703) 777-1570 or email Patrick at patrick@minchewfordelegate.com. To find information on where to vote by absentee in-person, please follow the links to each county’s Absentee Voter Information.

Critical Dates

  • Tuesday, October 17: Last day to register to vote
  • Tuesday, November 1: Last day to request an absentee ballot by mail.
  • Saturday, November 5: Last day to vote absentee in person
  • Tuesday, November 8: General Election

Voting information for Clarke, Loudoun and Frederick Counties

Clarke County Voter Registration

Clarke County Absentee Voter Information

Loudoun County Voter Registration

Loudoun County Absentee Voter Information

Frederick County Voter Registration

Frederick County Absentee Voter Information

Absentee Voting Information

Click here to download the Absentee Voter Application – NOTE – This is only an application and not the actual ballot.

You can return the completed application to your local voter registration office either by mail or fax. The absentee ballot application must be received by the local voter registration office by 5:00 PM on Tuesday, November 1. Once you’ve mailed the request form you will receive an absentee ballot in the mail. You must mail your absentee ballot before Tuesday, November 8th for your vote to be counted.

Randy on Gov. McDonnell’s “Super NoVa” Study

October 4th, 2011

We were very excited to hear the news this morning about Gov. McDonnell’s “Super NoVa” transit study to ease the congestion in Northern Virginia. Randy himself was motivated by the news this morning, penning the following statement in an email to his staff:

While road improvements to our congested roadways are critically needed in our region, I applaud Governor McDonnell’s leadership to launch the “Super NoVa” transit study that will include Frederick, Clarke, and Loudoun Counties and establish a baseline of current and projected commuter traffic patterns. I anticipate that this Study will provide important findings that can be used to establish a new formula for capital transportation improvements that will allow for our worst roadways to be improved while providing a greater focus on realistic transit opportunities.

As the study proceeds, more information will be available on the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transit’s web site www.drpt.virginia.gov.

We’d like to know what you think about the project in the comments section below.

Special Endorsements

October 1st, 2011

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NFIB Endorsement

September 26th, 2011

 

Today we received some great news at campaign HQ. Randy was just endorsed by the National Federation of Independent Businesses (NFIB) VA SAFE Trust. This sound endorsement from such a long-standing organization in our community is something we are proud to have and glad to be able to share with you. Below are the remarks released in a statement by the NFIB:

“Randy Minchew understands the challenges facing Virginia’s small, family businesses and is the clear choice in House District 10 that includes small towns, rural areas, and suburban areas in Loudoun, Clarke, and Frederick Counties” said Nicole Riley, state director of NFIB/Virginia.

“After studying Randy Minchew’ s 25+ year career in supporting small businesses, we believe he will take a fiscally responsible approach to managing state government and support legislation that helps our small businesses grow and create jobs and puts the Commonwealth back on the pathway to success.”

Click here to download the full press release

The Hob Nob in the Valley Straw Poll

September 10th, 2011

The campaign went out to the Hob Nob in the Valley Straw Poll in Winchester and we came out victorious. Thank you to everyone who came out in support of Randy. We all had a great time and we will continue to build on this momentum as the week roll on until the election.

If you are ready to get involved with the campaign, please click here and sign up to take action and find out how you can help the campaign.

Remembering Jock Pumphrey

September 2nd, 2011

Below you will find a joint letter to the editor of the Leesburg Today by myself and Joe T. May on the passing of our friend and patriot, Jock Pumphrey.

 

Dear Editor,

In 1998, NBC journalist Tom Brokaw wrote a book entitled The Greatest Generation. In this book, Brokaw chronicles and celebrates the lives of those great American men and women born in the first few decades of the 20th Century, who steeled themselves through the Great Depression learning the ethics of hard work and perseverance, who fought in and won the Second World War, who contributed mightily toward making American the world’s only superpower respecting human rights and operative moral principles, and who then returned to their families, jobs, and communities to continue their work without bragging about their accomplishments. Brokaw called them “the greatest generation any society has ever produced.”

This past week, we lost a paradigm of The Greatest Generation when John William “Big Jock” Pumphrey, Jr. was called home. Jock served four terms on the Leesburg Town Council during which he played a key leadership role in many important civic undertakings from helping the town establish a permanent water source to protecting the viability of the Leesburg Executive Airport. Jock’s civic service did not end with elective service. He served his community as Chief Engineer for the Leesburg Volunteer Fire Department for over a decade and led a host of community betterment groups from the Leesburg Host Lion’s Club, to the Veterans of Foreign Wars, to the Odd Fellows Lodge, to St. James Episcopal Church. He was an incredible man, a worthy friend, father, and husband, an outstanding civic leader, and a true exemplar. A few years ago, the Boy Scouts of Loudoun County honored Jock and named him its “Good Scout of the Year” due to the fact that his life and service makes him a worthy role model for young leaders in our community.

As Seward said of Lincoln, “he now belongs to the ages.” The three of us will miss Jock Pumphrey’s friendship and will cherish our memories of our departed friend who gave so much to his community.

Joe May, Leesburg

Randy Minchew, Leesburg

 

News Round-up – Election Edition

August 26th, 2011

Thank you again to all the voters, volunteers and supporters in the campaign. It was a great week and we have our sights firmly set on victory in November. In case you missed some of the good words and election results from around the state check out the articles below.

Minchew, Werbert take GOP Primaries – Northern Virginia Daily

Minchew, Black, Ramadan, Favola Win Primaries – Leesburg Today

Primary Results: Black, Minchew Ramadan Win GOP Nominations

 

 

Victory!

August 24th, 2011

Tonight we won a great victory for common sense conservative leadership. We could not have accomplished this without all of our voters, volunteers and supporters during these last few months.

Please consider a donation of $10, $25, or $50 today to help jump start our general election campaign.

Thank you very much for your continued support at we move forward in the Tenth District.

Campaign Event Tonight

August 23rd, 2011

We are holding a campaign event this evening and you are invited!

Time: 7:30pm – 9:00pm

Location: Campaign Headquarters

Address: 9 Catoctin Circle, SW Leesburg, VA 20175

RSVP: No need to! Join us for a great night.

 

If you need help with directions or have questions email richard@minchewfordelegate.com or call (703) 777-1570.

 

Today is Election Day!

August 23rd, 2011

Today is election day. The polls are open until 7pm. Don’t forget to cast your ballot for Randy Minchew for Delegate!

If you have already voted for Randy please share with us on his Facebook wall and Tweet at us.

For more information please follow the appropriate links below:

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