5th district

The General: Douglass battles for 5th District seat
Published on Aug 27th, 2012
15 comments The skill set of military general and Virginia farmer is a popular one in American politics, dating back to George Washington. That's why Democrats tapped Brigadier General John Douglass, who's...
Takin' the 5th: Peyton Williams wants cousin's job
Published on Apr 9th, 2012
35 comments Campaign workers are meeting in the living room of the house Peyton Williams' great aunt built off JPA in the the 1930s. A reporter and photographer appear. Cars need to be moved so a volunteer can...
First in 5th: Perriello campaign ad gets him dirty. Literally.
Published on Jul 1st, 2010
47 comments Tom Perriello doesn't freshen up before his close up. PHOTO FROM PERRIELLO AD At first, the television spot looks like standard political fare. Congressman Tom Perriello is talking earnestly into...
Hurt puts the hurt on 5th district's wannabes
Published on Jun 8th, 2010
34 comments Establishment candidate Robert Hurt prevails. FILE PHOTO BY LISA PROVENCE Conventional wisdom prevails as Tea Party target and State Sen. Robert Hurt wins the 5th district Republican primary race...
More Morton woes
Published on May 21st, 2010
43 comments Feda Kidd Morton is a Fluvanna biology teacher PUBLICITY PHOTO The traditional family values candidate who once lost custody of her children is in the news again for alleged plagiarism. The Daily...
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