News

State Agency Tells Salahi He Won’t Be On Fall Ballot

State Agency Tells Salahi He Won’t Be On Fall Ballot

Photo: WINA

A man who gained fame as a White House party crasher and reality TV show figure won’t appear on Virginia ballots this fall. The State Board of Elections has told Tareq Salahi he did not get enough valid petition signatures to be the Independent Green Party candidate in the Seventh congressional district. The board says Salahi had signatures from more than 2000 people, but only 480 of them live in the Seventh district. Salahi needed 1000 valid signatures from voters in a district that’s currently represented by Republican Eric Cantor. The November 4th ballot for localities such as Orange and Louisa will include GOP nominee Dave Brat, Democrat Jack Trammell and Libertarian James Carr.

Latest Stories

in Sports

Super Bowl: From humble beginnings to king of sports

12thma

From modest beginnings of cheap tickets and empty seats to $4.5 million for a 30-second TV ad, the Super Bowl is the undisputed king of U.S. sporting events.

in Entertainment

This weekend in entertainment history

janetjustin

A look back at some of the biggest headlines to ever come out of Hollywood.

in Local Sports, Sports, UVA Sports

No. 2 Virginia Hosts No. 4 Duke in ACC Showdown on Saturday

VSabre for web~1240x800 copy

The Hoos host Duke as they try to remain undefeated.

in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties

$500 Reward For Information On Beaverdam Market Robbery

Beaverdam Robber2

A reward has been put out for the man who robbed a Fluvanna County convenience store and attacked its clerk…

in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA

UVA President Sullivan Addresses Improving Campus Safety

Sullivan Teresa

UVA will consider plans to create a research institute on violence and offer new campus safety courses.