Day: December 18, 2013

Politics

Obenshain concedes to Herrin in AG race

State Sen. Mark Obenshain, the Republican candidate for Attorney General, gave up on his effort to reverse his loss through a recount and conceded defeat to Democrat Mark Herring Wednesday afternoon. “It is apparent that our campaign is going to come up a few votes short,” Obenshain said to reporters in a late afternoon press

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Musings

Obenshain concedes to Herrin in AG race

State Sen. Mark Obenshain, the Republican candidate for Attorney General, gave up on his effort to reverse his loss through a recount and conceded defeat to Democrat Mark Herring Wednesday afternoon. “It is apparent that our campaign is going to come up a few votes short,” Obenshain said to reporters in a late afternoon press

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Politics

Obenshain set to concede race for Attorney General

The Washington Post is reporting that Republican Attorney General candidate Mark Obenshain will concede the Virginia Attorney General’s race to Democrat Mark Herring before final results of a recount are announced. Obenshain, the paper says in a report attributed to two sources, will conceded Wednesday afternoon even though the recount is scheduled to continue through

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Musings

Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport?

Yep.  That will be the new name of Roanoke Regional Airport on Jan. 1. The Roanoke Regional Airport Commission announced the name change Tuesday because Virginia Tech is the largest corporate user of the airport and because the commission says the New River Valley is an important economic part of the area. Another evolution in

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Musings

Herring pads lead to 866 votes in AG recount

Democrat Mark Herring continued to pad his lead in the official recount of the Virginia Attorney General‘s race Tuesday — starting the day with a 305 votes lead and widening that lead to 866 votes by 7 p.m. With less than 120 votes challenged so far, Herring — who entered the recount with a 165

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