Category: Local Politics

Has Roanoke City Lost its Legitimate Authority to Govern?

What if you held an election and nobody showed up? That basically just happened in Roanoke City when only 6% of the population determined the city council members for the rest of the 94% of the voting population. This may lead to some clucking and outraged opinions about the lack of civic responsibility amongst the populace. […]

Keep Doing What You’re Doing And This Will Continue To Get Worse

Some thoughts on the election… 1. Hey establishment republicans, tell us again how Ed is the only one who can beat Warner…and Northam  HAHAHA!!! 2. Perhaps this is evidence that people prefer democrats to enact progressive liberal policy rather than hiring republicans to do it…Except in Roanoke County and Virginia Beach where they seem to […]

Democrat Benjamin Shepherd Accepts Debate Invitation

Democrat candidate for the Roanoke County Board of Supervisors, Benjamin Shepherd, has accepted the Roanoke Tea Party’s invitation to a proposed debate between him and his opponent, Republican Jason Peters. Roanoke Tea Party President, Greg Aldridge, is impressed saying, “We find it interesting that after inviting a number of this fall’s candidates for office who […]

Candiate for Roanoke City Sherif Mac Westland Added to Forum

We are holding a Roanoke tea Party forum for local candidates Thursday, May 4th at 6:30pm. It will be held at the Ramada Inn at 1927 Franklin Rd in Roanoke. So far we have 3 of 6 County Candidates confirmed and have also confirmed Mac Westland who is running for Sheriff in Roanoke City as […]

Meet the Candidates at this Thursday’s Tea Party Meeting!

We have invited all the Candidates for the June 13 Primary for Roanoke County Board of Supervisors to participate in a forum at our monthly meeting which will be held at 6:30pm this Thursday at the Ramada Inn at 1927 Franklin Rd SW, Roanoke, VA 24014 There are three seats up on the Roanoke County Board […]

April Meeting This Thursday, April 6

The All-Republican Roanoke County Board of Supervisors is raising taxes and spending again! We will discus at our monthly meeting will be 6:30pm this Thursday at the Holiday Inn Tanglewood. Local elections are here. We are going to talk about out whats going on there and meet some of the candidates. Al Bedrosian has a primary […]

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