There are two top contenders in the Virginia governor’s race for 2013 Democrat Terry McAuliffe and Republican Ken Cuccinelli. Cuccinelli is currently the Attorney General for Virginia and will not seek a second term only to run for governor. Terry McAuliffe is a businessman, entreprenuer and former chairman of the Democratic National Committee.
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Should Cuccinelli or McAuliffe be concerned of a third party candidate throwing his hat in the ring for governor? Libertarian candidate Robert Sarvis is an attorney and small business owner. Sarvis is trying to draw attention and wants Virginia voters to know that they have another option.
Who will be elected Virginia’s 72nd governor? Republican Ken Cuccinelli, Democrat Terry McAuliffe or Libertarian Robert Sarvis
What is the role of governor? The governor is the head of the executive branch of Virginia‘s government and the commander-in-chief of the state’s military forces. The governor has the duty to enforce state laws, and the power to either approve or veto bills passed by the Virginia General Assembly, to convene the legislature, and to grant pardons, except in cases of impeachment.
Register to vote, check or update your voter status with the State Board of Elections. Virginia’s general election is Tuesday, November 5, 2013. The polls are open 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Virginians are invited to the Radio One and 8 News Gubernatorial Community Forum on Saturday, October 26, 2013 at the Virginia War Memorial 621 South Belvidere Street Richmond, VA 23220. The organizer and hostess Miss Community Clooovia has invited candidates for governor to participate in the forum and they have accepted. The forum moderator is Amie McLain of WRIC TV-8. The event time is 12 p.m to 2 p.m.
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