Monthly Archives: November 2011

A Few Thoughts from Last Tuesday

Today, I had an opportunity to speak at the annual Civics Summit at First Baptist Church in Richmond.  The Summit was headed by Del. Rich Anderson (R-Prince William) and featured political commentator Bob Holsworth.  Here are my observations from last … Continue reading

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Thank You Fairfax Voters

November 8, 2011 was a gorgeous day.  There was not a cloud in the sky and the colors of fall were bright red and orange. In unrelated news, the voters returned me to the Senate with 59.8% of the vote.  Let … Continue reading

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Please Vote on Tuesday

“Hi I’m Chap Petersen, your State Senator.  I need your vote on November 8th.” Months ago, I began reciting the above mantra, until it became second nature.  I recited it by a pool on a blistering hot day or on a front porch in the … Continue reading

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Reaching the “7 in 10″ Voters

On November 8th, the fate of Virginia will be determined.  The critical race is for control of the Virginia State Senate.  Currently, that body has a narrow Democratic majority.  The Governor and his PAC is spending millions to try and … Continue reading

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