Roanoke City Republican Committee chair weighs in on election
ROANOKE, Va. – The chair of the Roanoke City Republican Committee, Charlie Nave, said he is surprised and disappointed by the election. Nave said he trusts that election workers are following the law and counting all the votes accurately. He has a message for the Democrats that have been elected to lead Roanoke City. “Start listening to the people of Roanoke, all the people of Roanoke, even though [council members] represent only one party," said Nave. He added that he thinks Republicans could take over key races in Virginia in next year’s election.
Virginia voters to decide future of redistricting with Amendment One vote on fall ballot
ROANOKE, Va. – This Fall, Virginia voters will not only be casting a presidential ballot at the polls but also voting on how leaders draw our political districts. But in the Roanoke Valley, some of our local politicians are crossing the aisle in the hopes you’ll vote yes this fall. Virginia’s political districts are drawn every ten years on the census by the General Assembly, typically favoring the party in power. “And one of the most impactful things that we do as legislators is draw lines and nearly every redistricting that comes through has some amount of litigation," Rasoul said. They would draw the lines and if they fail to get the General Assembly’s approval, the state Supreme Court would decide.
‘I am afraid that something bad is going to happen’: Some activists nervous ahead of Monday’s Lobby Day in Richmond
ROANOKE, Va. – Tensions are looming ahead of a massive pro-gun rally in Richmond on Monday, sparking fear in gun control and gun rights advocates alike. “I am afraid that something bad is going to happen,” said Charlie Nave, the chairman of the Roanoke City Republican Committee. “If you’re going, you’re associated.”Roanoke City Republican Chairman Charlie Nave disagreed. Northam’s ban on weapons on Capitol grounds has caused hysteria and gun rights supporters are respectful, law-abiding citizens. "And that’s not what I want.”“I’ve been encouraging everyone I know that’s going, to be on guard, to be careful, and to not be provoked," Nave said.