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BizVotes Round-Up: Week of June 1st

BizVotes roundup: This week on the campaign trail June 1-5

Post by Brian Fauls, Government Affairs Manager

OMG, what an insane week on the campaign trail.  Here’s what you missed:

  1. The Democrats finally found a candidate to take on Matt Latourneau: Article
  2. Danny Vargas gave us a few hints of what he’d be like as a delegate if he gets elected (hint, hint.. he wants to be Tom Rust but younger): Article
  3. The rumor mill kicked into high gear saying that Scott York had changed his mind again about retiring: Article
  4. Then Scott York attempted to break the internet (he didn’t – I blame Caitlyn Jenner) by actually changing his mind about retiring: Article
  5. The Loudoun GOP blasts Scott York for not retiring (the 30-day return period on the gold retirement watch might have expired, I don’t know): Article
  6. And the Washington Post blasts Loudoun’s media for taking a politician at their word: Article
  7. Meanwhile, in a quieter corner of the campaign silliverse, Democrat Peter Rush announced a challenge to Delegate Randy Minchew: Article
  8. While Delegate Minchew just quietly kicked off his re-election campaign: Article

Is your head spinning yet?  


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