Remember to Vote in the June 13 Primary Election

On June 13, 2017, Virginia will hold a statewide dual-party primary election in which Democrats and Republicans will select their candidates for Governor, Lieutenant Governor, and Attorney General.  In Northumberland County, Democrats will select a candidate to oppose Republican Margaret Ransone  for the 99th House of Delegates seat.

Polls open at 6:00 AM and close at 7:00 PM.

The polling place for Precinct 3A has been moved from the Northumberland Public Library to the Light of Christ Anglican Church, 9500 Northumberland Highway.

This is a DUAL-PARTY primary election.  When you check in to vote, you will be asked if you want a REPUBLICAN BALLOT or a DEMOCRATIC BALLOT.  You can vote on only one ballot.

You must show a valid photo ID to vote.  Absentee voting is available weekdays, 9 to 5, at the General Registrar’s office in the old courthouse, Heathsville.  The office also will be open for absentee voting Saturday, June 10, 9 to 5.

Republican Primary Candidates are:

For Governor
  • Edward W. “Ed” Gillespie
  • Corey A. Stewart
  • Frank W. Wagner
For Lieutenant Governor
  • Bryce E. Reeves
  • Glen R. Davis, Jr.
  • Jill H. Vogel
For Attorney General
  • Race is not contested


Democratic Primary Candidates are:

For Governor
  • Ralph S. Northam
  • Tom S. Perriello
For Lieutenant Governor
  • Justin E. Fairfax
  • Gene J. Rossi
  • Susan S. Platt
For Attorney General
  • Race is not contested
For House of Delegates, 99th District
  • Vivian L. “Viv” Messner
  • Francis Nicholas Edwards

Notice of Caucus to select Democratic Party nominee for Board of Supervisors

The Northumberland County Democratic Party will hold a caucus to select a candidate(s) for the Northumberland County Board of Supervisors.  In November 2017, county voters will elect Supervisors from Districts 2 and 3.  The incumbents are Richard Haynie (District 2) and James Long (District 3).
This caucus will be held on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at the Public Library in Heathsville, Virginia from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. 
While you may pre-file for a seat, you may also nominate a candidate at this time.  
I thank you very much for your help in this matter.
Sincerely yours,
Frank Kober, Chair
Northumberland County Democratic Party
Remember our meeting, tonight, Thursday, May 18, 7:00 PM, at the Northumberland Public Library.

May 18 Meeting Announcement

Northumberland County Democrats will meet:

  • Thursday, May 18
  • 7:00 PM
  • at the Northumberland Public Library, 7204 Northumberland Hwy, Heathsville.
  • If you wish, bring a snack to share and join us at 6:30.


  • Linda G. Perriello, mother of Democratic gubernatorial candidate, Tom Perriello.
  • Francis Edwards, candidate for Democratic Nomination for Delegate, 99th District.

May 1: HUGE defeat for Trump

HUGE defeat for Trump.  Congress set to pass funding bill that keeps government open through September.  The bill provides money for Planned Parenthood, 100% funding for EPA — NOT ONE PENNY FOR THE “BORDER WALL.”  Read all about it here and here.