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Virginia Politics Blog Archive: Keith Fimian

Fimian concedes defeat to Connolly

Republican Keith Fimian has released a statement conceding defeat in the 11th Congressional District race against Rep. Gerald Connolly (D).

By Ben Pershing  | November 9, 2010; 11:57 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (28)
Categories:  2010 Virginia Congressional Races, Ben Pershing, Gerald E. Connolly, Keith Fimian, Winners and Losers  
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Fimian will concede defeat to Connolly in 11th district

Republican Keith Fimian will concede defeat in Virginia's 11th congressional district contest Tuesday, paving the way for Rep. Gerald Connolly (D) to serve a second term in the seat.

By Ben Pershing  | November 8, 2010; 8:03 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (33)
Categories:  2010 Virginia Congressional Races, Ben Pershing, Election 2010, Gerald E. Connolly, Keith Fimian  
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Fairfax GOP head questions vote totals in Connolly-Fimian race

With the race between Rep. Gerald Connolly (D) and Oakton businessman Keith Fimian (R) in Virginia's 11th district still unresolved, the head of the Fairfax County GOP is suggesting that "there are several developments in the ... race that may call into question the accuracy of the current vote totals."

By Ben Pershing  | November 5, 2010; 11:10 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (11)
Categories:  2010 Virginia Congressional Races, Ben Pershing, Election 2010, Gerald E. Connolly, Keith Fimian  
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Five questions from Virginia's 2010 election results

It's all (almost) over but the shouting in Virginia, which played host to four competitive congressional contests this cycle and a few more that were worth watching. Now that we've had all of 36 hours to digest the numbers, here are five interesting questions that emerged from the results.

By Ben Pershing  | November 4, 2010; 12:21 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  2010 Virginia Congressional Races, Ben Pershing, Election 2010, Gerald E. Connolly, Glenn Nye, James P. Moran Jr., Keith Fimian, Morgan Griffith, Pat Herrity, Rick Boucher, Rob Wittman, Robert Hurt, Scott Rigell, Tom Perriello  
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Connolly leads Fimian by 820 votes, but recount remains possible

The race between Rep. Gerald Connolly (D) and Keith Fimian (R) in Northern Virginia remains too close to call, with Connolly clinging to a narrow lead, and it may not be decided for several weeks.

By Ben Pershing  | November 3, 2010; 10:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (38)
Categories:  2010 Virginia Congressional Races, Ben Pershing, Election 2010, Gerald E. Connolly, Keith Fimian  
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Virginia Democrats react to losses

As we await the results from the close race between Rep. Gerry Connolly (D) and his Republican challenger Keith Fimian, we have have started to receive reactions to the results so far. Here are some of them: Rep. Tom Perriello (D) congratulated state Sen. Robert Hurt, who defeated him in his bid for re-election. "Real change is not something that is measured in a year or two; I believe that our actions will ripple out for years to come,'' he said in a statement. "The best kind of politics is one that puts a sense of problem-solving ahead of political points, and I'm proud to have tackled the tough problems of our community and nation. We faced the brink of a depression and turned that around into nine straight months of private-sector job growth." Already, there are activists encouraging Perriello to run for chairman of the Democratic Party of Virginia...

By Anita Kumar  | November 2, 2010; 10:18 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  2010 Virginia Congressional Races, Anita Kumar, Election 2010, Gerald E. Connolly, Keith Fimian, Mark Warner, Tom Perriello  
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Older Entries in This Category »

Fimian outguns Connolly at one Fairfax precinct, Anita Kumar , November 2, 2010
In Woodbridge, diverging perspectives on Connolly, Jennifer Buske , November 2, 2010
In Woodbridge: 'We should be turned around by now.", Jennifer Buske , November 2, 2010
Fimian stumps at Springfield retirement community, Caitlin Gibson , November 2, 2010
Patiently hoping for change in Woodbridge, Jennifer Buske , November 2, 2010
'It's good to see people engaged' in Burke, Caitlin Gibson , November 2, 2010
Viennans unimpressed with congressional options, Caitlin Gibson , November 2, 2010
Early Vienna voters a mixed bag for House candidates, Caitlin Gibson , November 2, 2010
Welcome to Election Day, Virginia, Christopher Dean Hopkins , November 2, 2010
At Connolly HQ, Jill Biden fires up volunteers, Ben Pershing , November 1, 2010
Democrats shell out $1 million to boost Connolly, Ben Pershing , October 27, 2010
Pro- and anti-Fimian ads on the NoVa airwaves, Ben Pershing , October 6, 2010
Connolly ad: 'I've made both parties mad', Ben Pershing , September 27, 2010
Fimian advances in GOP candidate program, Ben Pershing , June 30, 2010
New Fimian ad hits Herrity on taxes, Ben Pershing , May 27, 2010
Cuccinelli endorses GOP's Griffith, Wittman for Congress, Rosalind S. Helderman , May 20, 2010
First ad for Fimian plays with Connolly quote, Rosalind S. Helderman , March 17, 2010
 
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